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 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Successful use of a modified Goeckerman regimen in the treatment of generalized prurigo nodularis.
 

Author(s): Eric Sorenson, Ethan Levin, John Koo, Timothy G Berger

Journal: J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.. 2015 Jan;72(1):e40-2.

 

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Intractable prurigo nodularis successfully treated with combination therapy with a newly developed excimer laser and topical steroids.
 

Author(s): Chisa Nakashima, Hideaki Tanizaki, Atsushi Otsuka, Yoshiki Miyachi, Kenji Kabashima

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Prurigo nodularis (PN) is an eruption of lichenified or excoriated nodules related to intractable pruritus. A few reports have shown that a 308-nm excimer lamp/laser (EL) is effective for intractable PN. Herein, we report on two cases of intractable prurigo nodularis successfully ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2014

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Pemphigoid nodularis mimicking nodular prurigo in an immune-suppressed patient with rheumatoid arthritis.
 

Author(s): Hui Li Kwong, Su-Ping Regina Lim

Journal: Acta Derm. Venereol.. 2015 Feb;95(2):237-8.

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2015

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prurigo Nodularis; Nodularis Prurigo; Prurigo

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2016

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Effectiveness of the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor,Citalopram (Cipralex), in Prurigo Nodularis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prurigo Nodularis

 

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2007

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Dapsone Prurigo Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Lichen Simples Chronicus and Prurigo

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2013

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