Prurigo nodularis

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Prurigo nodularis

Prurigo nodularis is a skin condition characterized by hard crusty lumps that itch intensely.  The exact cause of the condition is unknown. However, it can occur in isolation or as a result of repeated trauma to chronic pruritus (itching). Treatment for the condition can be challenging.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Prurigo nodularis" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Accidental PUVA burns, vitiligo and atopic diathesis resulting in prurigo nodularis: a logical but undocumented rarity.
 

Author(s): Shyam Bhanushankar Verma, Uwe Wollina

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;87(6):891-3.

 

Vitiligo is a dreaded disease in India due to its social and cultural consequences. PUVA and PUVAsol are the main treatment modalities for vitiligo vulgaris. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of accidental PUVA burns eventuating in prurigo nodularis lesions to be ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2012

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Prurigo nodularis in hepatitis C infection: result of an occupational disease?
 

Author(s): Elke Weisshaar, Sonja Ständer

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2012 Sep;92(5):532-3.

 

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2012

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Efficacy of thalidomide in the treatment of prurigo nodularis.
 

Author(s): Hamid Taefehnorooz, François Truchetet, Annick Barbaud, Jean-Luc Schmutz, Anne-Claire Bursztejn

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2011 May;91(3):344-5.

 

Last Updated: 6 May 2011

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Last Updated: 21 Jul 2014

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Open Label Extension Study of Nalbuphine HCl ER in Patients With Prurigo Nodularis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prurigo Nodularis; Nodularis Prurigo; Prurigo

 

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014

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Study of Nalbuphine HCl ER Tablets in Patients With Prurigo Nodularis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prurigo Nodularis; Nodularis Prurigo; Prurigo; Pruritus

 

Last Updated: 2 Jul 2014

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