prurigo

Summary

Summary: A name applied to several itchy skin eruptions of unknown cause. The characteristic course is the formation of a dome-shaped papule with a small transient vesicle on top, followed by crusting over or lichenification. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Hodgkin's disease manifesting as prurigo nodularis
    L S Shelnitz
    Department of Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614
    Pediatr Dermatol 7:136-9. 1990
  2. ncbi Long-term thalidomide for actinic prurigo
    S A Yong-Gee
    Department of Dermatology, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 42:281-3. 2001
  3. ncbi Dermatitis herpetiformis and gluten-sensitive enteropathy in a patient with nodular prurigo
    M Delfino
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:88-9. 2002
  4. ncbi Prurigo nodularis and lichen simplex chronicus
    Torello Lotti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 21:42-6. 2008
  5. ncbi Molecular detection and genetic identification of Borrelia garinii and Borrelia afzelii from patients presenting with a rare skin manifestation of prurigo pigmentosa in Taiwan
    Li Lian Chao
    Graduate Institute of Pathology and Parasitology, Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e1141-7. 2013
  6. ncbi An occlusive dressing containing betamethasone valerate 0.1% for the treatment of prurigo nodularis
    Rosita Saraceno
    Department of Dermatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Dermatolog Treat 21:363-6. 2010
  7. ncbi Prurigo nodularis: systematic analysis of 58 histological criteria in 136 patients
    Nils Weigelt
    Department of Dermatology, Neurodermatology and Competence Center Pruritus, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 37:578-86. 2010
  8. ncbi Excimer laser vs. clobetasol propionate 0·05% ointment in prurigo form of atopic dermatitis: a randomized controlled trial, a pilot
    E E A Brenninkmeijer
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Dermatol 163:823-31. 2010
  9. ncbi Atypical dermatitis herpetiformis: a Japanese case that presented with initial lesions mimicking prurigo pigmentosa
    M Saito
    Clin Exp Dermatol 31:290-1. 2006
  10. ncbi Prurigo nodularis due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Laura Saporito
    Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 58:1649-51. 2009

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  1. ncbi Hodgkin's disease manifesting as prurigo nodularis
    L S Shelnitz
    Department of Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60614
    Pediatr Dermatol 7:136-9. 1990
    b>Prurigo nodularis is an uncommon pediatric cutaneous disorder that is associated with intense pruritus. We report a teenager with prurigo nodularis as the presenting sign of stage IIA Hodgkin's disease, primarily in the mediastinum...
  2. ncbi Long-term thalidomide for actinic prurigo
    S A Yong-Gee
    Department of Dermatology, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 42:281-3. 2001
    ..finding of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) DR4 with the rare DRB1*0407 subtype confirmed a diagnosis of actinic prurigo. Thalidomide (100 mg/day) was commenced at the age of 11 years after an unsuccessful trial of other treatments ..
  3. ncbi Dermatitis herpetiformis and gluten-sensitive enteropathy in a patient with nodular prurigo
    M Delfino
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 16:88-9. 2002
  4. ncbi Prurigo nodularis and lichen simplex chronicus
    Torello Lotti
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Dermatol Ther 21:42-6. 2008
    ..a self-perpetuating pathomechanism, may represent the main feature of two distinct cutaneous clinical entities: prurigo nodularis and lichen simplex chronicus...
  5. ncbi Molecular detection and genetic identification of Borrelia garinii and Borrelia afzelii from patients presenting with a rare skin manifestation of prurigo pigmentosa in Taiwan
    Li Lian Chao
    Graduate Institute of Pathology and Parasitology, Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Int J Infect Dis 17:e1141-7. 2013
    To determine the genetic identity of Borrelia spirochetes isolated from patients with an unusual skin lesion of prurigo pigmentosa (PP) in Taiwan. The causative agents responsible for human borreliosis were clarified.
  6. ncbi An occlusive dressing containing betamethasone valerate 0.1% for the treatment of prurigo nodularis
    Rosita Saraceno
    Department of Dermatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Dermatolog Treat 21:363-6. 2010
    b>Prurigo nodularis is a distressing condition characterized by the presence of multiple nodules associated with intense pruritus.
  7. ncbi Prurigo nodularis: systematic analysis of 58 histological criteria in 136 patients
    Nils Weigelt
    Department of Dermatology, Neurodermatology and Competence Center Pruritus, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 37:578-86. 2010
    To date, there has been no systematic investigation of the detailed histological features of prurigo nodularis (PN) in a large cohort of patients.
  8. ncbi Excimer laser vs. clobetasol propionate 0·05% ointment in prurigo form of atopic dermatitis: a randomized controlled trial, a pilot
    E E A Brenninkmeijer
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Dermatol 163:823-31. 2010
    ..As this laser enables high radiant exposure of narrowband UVB and precise targeting of affected skin, it appears to be a promising treatment for the prurigo form of atopic dermatitis (AD).
  9. ncbi Atypical dermatitis herpetiformis: a Japanese case that presented with initial lesions mimicking prurigo pigmentosa
    M Saito
    Clin Exp Dermatol 31:290-1. 2006
  10. ncbi Prurigo nodularis due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
    Laura Saporito
    Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    J Med Microbiol 58:1649-51. 2009
    b>Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a rare chronic skin disorder of unknown origin. Here we describe what is believed to be the first case of PN associated with tuberculosis...
  11. ncbi Association of collagenous colitis with prurigo nodularis
    Hajnal Székely
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:946-51. 2009
    ..b>Prurigo nodularis is a chronic condition characterized by intensely pruritic, lichenified, or excoriated papules and ..
  12. ncbi A candidate gene analysis of three related photosensitivity disorders: cutaneous lupus erythematosus, polymorphic light eruption and actinic prurigo
    T P Millard
    Department of Photobiology, St John s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
    Br J Dermatol 145:229-36. 2001
    ..PLE) is a common inherited photosensitivity disorder, which may predispose to several related but distinct conditions, including subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE), discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) and actinic prurigo (AP).
  13. ncbi Treatment of prurigo nodularis with topical capsaicin
    S Ständer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cell Biology and Immunobiology of the Skin, University of Muenster, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:471-8. 2001
    b>Prurigo nodularis is an eruption of lichenified or excoriated nodules caused by intractable pruritus that is difficult to treat...
  14. ncbi Atypical presentation of adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma due to HTLV-1: prurigo nodularis lasting twelve years followed by an acute micropapular eruption
    Arnaud Duval
    Service de Dermatologie, Hopital Saint Louis, FR 75010 Paris, France
    Acta Derm Venereol 90:287-90. 2010
    b>Prurigo nodularis is a pruritic dermatosis of unknown origin. Human T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1 (HTLV-1) causes adult T-cell leukaemia/lymphoma. HTLV-1 is not considered to be a cause of prurigo nodularis...
  15. ncbi Reduced intraepidermal nerve fibre density in lesional and nonlesional prurigo nodularis skin as a potential sign of subclinical cutaneous neuropathy
    B Schuhknecht
    Departments of Dermatology Neurology, Competence Center Chronic Pruritus, University Hospital Munster, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 165:85-91. 2011
    b>Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a highly pruritic condition characterized by multiple hyperkeratotic nodules. Previous immunohistochemical studies demonstrated increased numbers of dermal nerve fibres.
  16. ncbi Lymphocyte subtypes and adhesion molecules in actinic prurigo: observations with cyclosporin A
    Angela Umana
    Instituto de Genetica Humana, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Carrera 7 No 40 62, Bogota, Colombia
    Int J Dermatol 41:139-45. 2002
    Actinic prurigo is a photodermatitis in which UV light is implicated by an unknown mechanism.
  17. ncbi [Actinic prurigo]
    Norbert J Neumann
    Leiter der Subkommission physikalische Therapie in der Dermatologie Prof Dr E Holzle
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2:373-5. 2004
  18. ncbi Actinic prurigo cheilitis: clinicopathologic analysis and therapeutic results in 116 cases
    Maria Elisa Vega-Memije
    Department of Dermatology, Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez General Hospital, Mexico City, Mexico
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:83-91. 2002
    ..Objective. This study describes the clinicopathologic features and therapeutic results of 116 patients with actinic prurigo cheilitis seen over an 11-year period. Study Design...
  19. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of actinic prurigo
    Maria Teresa Hojyo-Tomoka
    Department of Dermatology, Hospital General Dr Manuel Gea Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
    Dermatol Ther 16:40-4. 2003
    Actinic prurigo (AP) is an idiopathic photodermatosis that affects mainly the mestizo population in Latin America...
  20. ncbi Thalidomide: dermatological indications, mechanisms of action and side-effects
    J J Wu
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Br J Dermatol 153:254-73. 2005
    ..Further, it has shown its effectiveness in unresponsive dermatological conditions such as actinic prurigo, adult Langerhans cell histiocytosis, aphthous stomatitis, Behçet's syndrome, graft-versus-host disease, ..
  21. ncbi Vesiculous prurigo pigmentosa in a 13-year-old girl: good response to isotretinoin
    C Requena Caballero
    Department of Dermatology, Instituto Valenciano de Oncologia, Valencia, Spain
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:474-6. 2005
    b>Prurigo pigmentosa is a rare inflammatory disease of unknown origin, first reported from Japan, with only 33 cases described in non-Japanese patients...
  22. ncbi Evidence that thalidomide modifies the immune response of patients suffering from actinic prurigo
    Iris Estrada-G
    Depto de Inmunología, Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biologicas, IPN, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Avanzados, IPN, Mexico, DF
    Int J Dermatol 43:893-7. 2004
    Actinic prurigo (AP) is a photodermatosis with a restricted ethnic distribution, mainly affecting Mestizo women (mixed Indian and European)...
  23. ncbi Treatment of prurigo nodularis with thalidomide: a case report and review of the literature
    Abdullah Alfadley
    Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Dermatol 42:372-5. 2003
  24. ncbi ESRD-associated cutaneous manifestations in a hemodialysis population
    Carol M Headley
    University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA
    Nephrol Nurs J 29:525-7, 531-9; quiz 540-1. 2002
    ..The pathophysiology, presentation, and nursing implications of perforating dermatosis, metastatic calcification, polytetraflouroethylene graft infection, and lichen planus are discussed with corresponding case reports...
  25. ncbi Successful thalidomide therapy for actinic prurigo in a European woman
    Anna Holzer
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:961-4. 2006
    Actinic prurigo is a rare, often difficult-to-treat, idiopathic photodermatosis. Actinic prurigo is divided into a hereditary form appearing in the Native American population and a sporadic form occurring in non-Native Americans...
  26. ncbi Thalidomide: an experience in therapeutic outcome and adverse reactions
    Nand L Sharma
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
    J Dermatolog Treat 18:335-40. 2007
    ..The US FDA-approved thalidomide for the treatment of chronic recurrent/severe erythema nodosum leprosum. Thalidomide is also useful in many other inflammatory dermatological conditions where patients have exhausted other treatment options...
  27. ncbi The specific dermatoses of pregnancy: a re-appraisal
    S I Al-Fares
    Department of Dermatological Immunopathology, St John's Institute of Dermatology, Guy's King's and St Thomas' School of Medicine, St Thomas' Hospital, London, UK
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:197-206. 2001
    ..Learning objective: At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants should be aware of the main entities of the specific pregnancy dermatoses, their clinical presentations, the main diagnostic criteria and therapeutic options...
  28. ncbi [Actinic prurigo]
    Eva Boné Stockbridge
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Arhus Sygehus, Dermatologisk Afdeling S, Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:1158. 2008
    ..Further investigations led to the conclusion that the patient suffered from Actinic Prurigo. The disease was very severe and there was a lack of response to treatment with oral prednisolone, antihistamines ..
  29. ncbi Localization of mu-opioid receptor 1A on sensory nerve fibers in human skin
    Sonja Ständer
    Department of Dermatology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Regul Pept 110:75-83. 2002
    ..In diseased skin such as psoriasis vulgaris, atopic dermatitis, and prurigo nodularis, distribution of MOR 1A immunoreactivity was similar to that of normal skin...
  30. ncbi Prurigo pigmentosa on a patient with soft-drink ketosis
    Yoshihiko Mitsuhashi
    J Dermatol 32:767-8. 2005
  31. ncbi Thalidomide treatment for prurigo nodularis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected subjects: efficacy and risk of neuropathy
    Toby Maurer
    Department of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco, Room 224, Ward 92, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Arch Dermatol 140:845-9. 2004
    To evaluate safety and efficacy of thalidomide in the treatment of prurigo nodularis in a group of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients whose condition was recalcitrant to standard treatment.
  32. ncbi Peripheral neuropathy associated with nodular prurigo
    A Bharati
    Dermatology Department, Broadgreen Hospital, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Clin Exp Dermatol 32:67-70. 2007
    Nodular prurigo is characterized by nodules and papules that are intensely pruritic. Thalidomide is used to treat patients with recalcitrant disease...
  33. ncbi [Photosensitivity in children]
    N Bodak
    Service de Dermatologie, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, 149, rue de Sevres, 75015 Paris, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 129:244-50. 2002
  34. ncbi Actinic prurigo: clinical features and HLA associations in a Canadian Inuit population
    M C Wiseman
    Section of Dermatology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
    J Am Acad Dermatol 44:952-6. 2001
    Actinic prurigo (AP) is an idiopathic familial photodermatitis. AP of the Inuit is rarely reported and poorly characterized.
  35. ncbi Association of HLA subtype DRB10407 in Colombian patients with actinic prurigo
    Alfonso Suarez
    Centro Dermatologico Federico Lleras Acosta, E S E Bogota, Colombia
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:55-8. 2006
    Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) DRB1*0407 had been associated with actinic prurigo in different populations. This class II HLA-DR subtype had not been studied in Colombia.
  36. ncbi Photosensitivity disorders: cause, effect and management
    Thomas P Millard
    Department of Photobiology, St John s Institute of Dermatology, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Am J Clin Dermatol 3:239-46. 2002
    ..idiopathic) photodermatoses such as polymorphic light eruption (PLE), chronic actinic dermatitis (CAD), actinic prurigo, hydroa vacciniforme and solar urticaria, in addition to drug- and chemical-induced photosensitivity and photo-..
  37. ncbi [Uncommon manifestations of atopic dermatitis]
    Jaime Salvador Calderón Rivera
    Departamento de Alergia e Inmunologia Clinica, Hospital Infantil de Mexico Federico Gomez
    Rev Alerg Mex 54:96-103. 2007
    ..The identification of these atypical presentations of atopic dermatitis leads to the differential diagnosis, with an early establishment of the disease's diagnosis and the appropriate and early treatment...
  38. ncbi Actinic prurigo: a retrospective analysis of 21 cases referred to an Australian photobiology clinic
    Rohan Crouch
    The University of Melbourne, Department of Medicine Dermatology St Vincent s Hospital Melbourne, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria 3065, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 43:128-32. 2002
    Actinic prurigo (AP) is a rare acquired idiopathic photodermatosis, reported most often in American Indians, but also in Caucasian and Asian populations...
  39. ncbi Actinic prurigo deterioration due to degradation of DermaGard window film
    A C Kerr
    Br J Dermatol 157:619-20. 2007
  40. ncbi Prurigo pigmentosa
    John F Shannon
    Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
    Australas J Dermatol 47:289-90. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of prurigo pigmentosa was made on the basis of the clinico-histological features and a response to minocycline...
  41. ncbi Prurigo pigmentosa: a distinctive inflammatory disease of the skin
    Almut Boer
    Department of Dermatology, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Am J Dermatopathol 25:117-29. 2003
    More than 200 patients with prurigo pigmentosa, a disease described first by Nagashima in 1971, have been reported on in Japan, but only 28 non-Japanese patients have come to notice as of today...
  42. ncbi Adult-onset Still's disease with prurigo pigmentosa-like skin eruption
    Kahori Tomaru
    Department of Dermatology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    J Dermatol 33:55-8. 2006
    A 34-year-old woman with adult-onset Still's disease (AOSD) developed prurigo pigmentosa-like lesions on her chest and upper back in addition to the typical rash of AOSD...
  43. ncbi Pentoxifylline in the treatment of actinic prurigo. A preliminary report of 10 patients
    Bertha Torres-Alvarez
    Dermatology Department, Hospital Central Dr Ignacio Morones Prieto, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
    Dermatology 208:198-201. 2004
    Actinic prurigo (AP) is a chronic familial photodermatosis usually seen in Latin-American Mestizo and Indian populations. It frequently begins in childhood and is more prevalent in females...
  44. ncbi Habit reversal training for the itch-scratch cycle associated with pruritic skin conditions
    Marianne Grillo
    Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia
    Dermatol Nurs 19:243-8. 2007
    ..Dermatology nurses trained in habit reversal therapy can enhance system management and quality of life for patients. Recommendations for the evaluation of habit reversal in patients with eczema and prurigo nodularis are made.
  45. ncbi Etiology of pruritic papular eruption with HIV infection in Uganda
    Jack S Resneck
    Department of Dermatology and Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, CA 94143 0363, USA
    JAMA 292:2614-21. 2004
    ..The resulting scars are disfiguring and stigmatizing. Despite the substantial prevalence of pruritic papular eruption (PPE) among HIV-infected Africans, the cause has been elusive...
  46. ncbi Dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa is not associated with frequent FLG gene mutations
    H Schumann
    Department of Dermatology, University Medical Center Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 159:464-9. 2008
    ..604129) is a rare manifestation of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB), characterized by pruritus, nodular prurigo-like lesions and fragility of the skin mainly in the extremities...
  47. ncbi Pregnancy-related pruritic rash
    Yang Xia
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Fam Physician 76:1019-20. 2007
  48. ncbi An itch that must be scratched
    Raymond B Kuwahara
    University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, USA
    Am Fam Physician 73:299-300. 2006
  49. ncbi In reference to "Itching stretch marks and bullous lesions in a pregnant woman" by Uwe Wollina, Karl-Werner Degen, Helga Konrad, and Jacqueline Schönlebe
    Agnès Gadroy
    Int J Dermatol 45:633-4. 2006
  50. ncbi Prurigo pigmentosa in a patient with primary biliary cirrhosis and Sjögren syndrome
    Yaei Togawa
    Department of Dermatology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    J Dermatol 31:815-9. 2004
    ..Biopsy specimens showed the typical histopathological findings of prurigo pigmentosa...
  51. ncbi Dermatologic signs in patients with eating disorders
    Renata Strumia
    Unit of Dermatology, University Hospital S Anna, Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 6:165-73. 2005
    ..interdigital intertrigo, paronychia, generalized pruritus, acquired striae distensae, slower wound healing, prurigo pigmentosa, edema, linear erythema craquele, acral coldness, pellagra, scurvy, and acrodermatitis enteropathica...
  52. ncbi Biofeedback, cognitive-behavioral methods, and hypnosis in dermatology: is it all in your mind?
    Philip D Shenefelt
    Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Dermatol Ther 16:114-22. 2003
    ..factitious cheilitis, hyperhidrosis, lichen simplex chronicus, needle phobia, neurodermatitis, onychotillomania, prurigo nodularis, trichotillomania, and urticaria...
  53. ncbi Granulomatous rosacea-like leukemid in a patient with acute myeloid leukemia
    Dusan Skiljevic
    Clinical Center of Serbia, Institute of Dermatology and Venereology, Belgrade, Serbia
    Vojnosanit Pregl 65:565-8. 2008
    ..or immunologic impairment, but also Sweet syndrome, pyoderma gangrenosum, erythroderma, maculopapular exanthema, prurigo-like papules, generalized pigmentation, follicular mucinosis, generalized pruritus may be found during the course ..
  54. ncbi Different applications of monochromatic excimer light in skin diseases
    Steven Paul Nisticò
    Department of Dermatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Photomed Laser Surg 27:647-54. 2009
    ..Ultraviolet radiation has been used for curative purposes in dermatologic conditions, especially in the last 30 years...
  55. ncbi A review of deferasirox, bortezomib, dasatinib, and cyclosporine eye drops: possible uses and known side effects in cutaneous medicine
    Noah Scheinfeld
    Department of Dermatology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center
    J Drugs Dermatol 6:352-5. 2007
    ..host disease, herpes keratitis, chronic sarcoidosis of the conjunctiva, conjunctival manifestations of actinic prurigo, keratitis of keratitis-ichthyosis deafness (KID) syndrome, and lichen planus-related kerato-conjunctivitis...
  56. ncbi Thalidomide: a re-look
    J K Grover
    Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Natl Med J India 13:132-41. 2000
    ..thalidomide has been found to be effective in systemic lupus erythematosus, discoid lupus erythematosus, actinic prurigo and prurigo nodularis...
  57. ncbi Pregnancy dermatoses: diagnosis, management, and controversies
    Maria Magdalena Roth
    Department of Dermatology, Elias University Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
    Am J Clin Dermatol 12:25-41. 2011
    ..of pregnancy, impetigo herpetiformis, polymorphic eruption of pregnancy, and the papular dermatoses of pregnancy [prurigo of pregnancy, pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy, and the new classification, atopic eruption of pregnancy]) in ..
  58. ncbi [Prevalence of skin disorders in HIV patients in Senegal and relationship to degree of immunosuppression]
    G Monsel
    Service des Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales, Groupe Hospitalier de la Pitié Salpêtrière, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 47 83, Boulevard de l Hopital, 75651 Paris Cedex 13, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 135:187-93. 2008
    ..The aim was to evaluate the association between dermatological findings in HIV-infected patients in Senegal and degree of immunosuppression and HIV stage...
  59. ncbi Update on intralesional steroid: focus on dermatoses
    Robert N Richards
    Department of Medicine Dermatology, North York General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Cutan Med Surg 14:19-23. 2010
    ..Little has been written about its use in inflammatory dermatoses such as psoriasis and localized dermatitis since the 1960s, the conditions for which it was originally most studied and used...
  60. ncbi Narrowband UVB phototherapy in skin conditions beyond psoriasis
    Thilo Gambichler
    Department of Dermatology, Oldchurch Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:660-70. 2005
    ..However, the role of NB UVB seems to be less clear in the management of skin conditions beyond psoriasis...
  61. ncbi The quality of life of 790 patients with photodermatoses
    C T Jong
    Department of Dermatology, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff CF14 4XN, UK
    Br J Dermatol 159:192-7. 2008
    ..However, there is little information available about the impact of other photodermatoses on QoL...
  62. ncbi [Evaluation of histological criteria for bullous pemphigoid. Correlation with antigens recognized by immunoblotting of anti-epidermal autoantibodies]
    P Courville
    Service d Anatomie Pathologique, Unité INSERM U519, CHU Charles Nicolle, Rouen
    Ann Pathol 20:564-9. 2000
    ..Histological findings considered as poorly suggestive of bullous pemphigoid consisted of a prurigo-like or an eczematous-like or a drug induced-like picture or no specific cutaneous erosions...
  63. ncbi Diseases associated with photosensitivity
    G M Murphy
    Department of Dermatology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Photochem Photobiol B 64:93-8. 2001
    ..Those in the former category include polymorphic light eruption, juvenile spring eruption, actinic prurigo, hydroa vacciniforme, solar urticaria, also chronic actinic dermatitis...
  64. ncbi Skin manifestations associated with toxocariasis: a case-control study
    P Humbert
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Besancon, France
    Dermatology 201:230-4. 2000
    ..The recent development of sensitive and specific diagnostic laboratory tests has led to identify a large spectrum of diseases, including cutaneous diseases, induced by Toxocara infection...
  65. ncbi A novel splice site mutation in collagen type VII gene in a Chinese family with dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa
    Wei Jiang
    Department of Dermatology, First Hospital, Peking University, Beijing, China
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:187-91. 2002
    ..bullosa dystrophica and a heterogeneous inherited disease, is characterized by pruritus, excoriated nodular prurigo-like lesions, skin fragility, altered anchoring fibrils and loss of dermal-epidermal adhesion...
  66. ncbi A case series of 48 patients treated with thalidomide
    Sean D Doherty
    Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 7:769-73. 2008
    ..Thalidomide is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for erythema nodosum leprosum, but has been used in many other dermatological conditions that are refractory to standard therapy...
  67. ncbi Allelic heterogeneity of dominant and recessive COL7A1 mutations underlying epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa
    J E Mellerio
    Department of Cell and Molecular Pathology, St John s Institute of Dermatology The Guy s, King s College and St Thomas Hospitals Medical School, London, UK
    J Invest Dermatol 112:984-7. 1999
    ..clinical subtype of this disease, epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa, characterized by pruritus, excoriated prurigo nodules, and skin fragility...
  68. ncbi Skin disease in HIV-positive persons living in Puerto Rico
    Dharma M Freytes
    University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, School of Nursing, San Juan, PR
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:149-50, 152-6. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi Cutaneous sporotrichosis: unusual clinical presentations
    Vikram K Mahajan
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, Dr R P Govt Medical College, Kangra Tanda, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:276-80. 2010
    ..She was diagnosed clinically as a case of prurigo nodularis and histologically as cutaneous tuberculosis, albeit, other laboratory investigations and treatment ..
  70. ncbi Pharmacological, pharmacokinetic and clinical properties of olopatadine hydrochloride, a new antiallergic drug
    Kenji Ohmori
    Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co, Ltd, Suntogun, Shizuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Pharmacol 88:379-97. 2002
    ..Olopatadine was approved in Japan for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, chronic urticaria, eczema dermatitis, prurigo, pruritus cutaneous, psoriasis vulgaris and erythema exsudativum multiforme in December, 2000...
  71. ncbi Innovative uses of thalidomide
    Meng Chen
    Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, BCM Debakey Building M220, One Baylor Plaza, Mail Stop BCM368, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dermatol Clin 28:577-86. 2010
    ..innovative but off-label uses of thalidomide include aphthous stomatitis, Behçet's disease, lupus erythematosus, prurigo nodularis, sarcoidosis, actinic prurigo, graft-versus-host disease, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, erythema ..
  72. ncbi New glycine substitution mutations in type VII collagen underlying epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa but the phenotype is not explained by a common polymorphism in the matrix metalloproteinase-1 gene promoter
    Noor Almaani
    Genetic Skin Disease Group, St John s Institute of Dermatology, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Acta Derm Venereol 89:6-11. 2009
    ..EB in which intense itching can lead to striking skin changes resembling acquired skin disorders such as nodular prurigo or hypertrophic lichen planus...
  73. ncbi Pruritus as a leading symptom: clinical characteristics and quality of life in German and Ugandan patients
    E Weisshaar
    Department of Social Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Thibautstrasse 3, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 155:957-64. 2006
    ..Pruritus is the most frequent and distressing symptom associated with dermatoses and various internal and neurological diseases...
  74. ncbi From the brain-skin connection: the neuroendocrine-immune misalliance of stress and itch
    Petra Arck
    Center for Internal Medicine and Dermatology, Charite, University Medicine Berlin, and Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Lubeck, Germany
    Neuroimmunomodulation 13:347-56. 2006
    ..by psychological stress, particularly immunodermatoses such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, seborrheic eczema, prurigo nodularis, lichen planus, chronic urticaria, alopecia areata and pruritus sine materia...
  75. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection in skin diseases: a critical appraisal
    Bettina Wedi
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Hannover Medical University, Hannover, Germany
    Am J Clin Dermatol 3:273-82. 2002
    ..pylori eradication in Behçet's disease, pruritus cutaneus, prurigo chronica, prurigo nodularis and in some patients with lichen planus, but not in rosacea or psoriasis...
  76. ncbi Emedastine difumarate: a review of its potential ameliorating effect for tissue remodeling in allergic diseases
    Hiroyuki Murota
    Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Course of Integrated Medicine, Dermatology Department, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka 5650871, Japan
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1859-67. 2009
    ..symptoms of allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, urticaria, allergic dermatitis, pruritus cutaneous, and prurigo. In addition to greater efficacy than other antihistamines, emedastine difumarate produces no adverse ..
  77. ncbi Analysis of photodermatoses seen in a predominantly Asian population at a photodermatology clinic in Singapore
    S N Wong
    National Skin Centre, 1 Mandalay Road Singapore 308205, Singapore
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 21:40-4. 2005
    ..This study aims to reassess the spectrum of photodermatoses seen at the National Skin Centre, Singapore, compared with almost a decade ago, and analyse the clinical and photobiological characteristics, as compared with other countries...
  78. ncbi Direct immunofluorescence of skin biopsy: perspective of an immunopathologist
    Ranjana Walker Minz
    Department of Immunopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
    Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:150-7. 2010
    ..By direct immunofluorescence (DIF), presence of immune complexes in the skin biopsy at various locations such as the dermo-epidermal junction, dermal blood vessels, etc. help to arrive at a diagnosis...
  79. ncbi Spectrum of idiopathic photodermatoses in a Mediterranean country
    Alexander J Stratigos
    Photobiology Unit, Department of Dermatology, National University of Athens, School of Medicine, Andreas Sygros Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases, Athens, Greece
    Int J Dermatol 42:449-54. 2003
    ....
  80. ncbi Cutaneous manifestations in relation to immunologic parameters in a cohort of primary myelodysplastic syndrome patients
    M Dalamaga
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Attikon General University Hospital, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:543-8. 2008
    ..Our purpose was to investigate in a cohort of 84 MDS patients the correlation of cutaneous findings with immunologic parameters and prognostic features of MDS in order to clarify their potential clinical significance...
  81. ncbi [Rediscovery of thalidomide. Successful treatment of discoid lupus erythematosus]
    A Kuhn
    Hautklinik der Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf
    Hautarzt 52:726-33. 2001
    ..reintroduced to treat a variety of autoimmune or inflammatory diseases such as erythema nodosum leprosum, prurigo nodularis, graft-versus-host disease, and discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE)...
  82. ncbi Common skin conditions during pregnancy
    Marc Tunzi
    Family Medicine Residency Program, Natividad Medical Center, Salinas, California 93912, USA
    Am Fam Physician 75:211-8. 2007
    ..Pregnancy-specific skin conditions include pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, prurigo of pregnancy, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, pemphigoid gestationis, impetigo herpetiformis, and pruritic ..
  83. ncbi [Histopathology of photodermatoses]
    M Megahed
    Klinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwels Strasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Hautarzt 57:1083-8. 2006
    ..include the following disorders: polymorphic light eruption, hydroa vacciniforme, solar urticaria, actinic prurigo, acute actinic dermatosis, solar dermatosis, phototoxic dermatitis and photoallergic dermatitis...
  84. ncbi Disseminated Kaposi's sarcoma and HCV infection: only a casual relationship? A case report
    F Baglieri
    U O di Dermatologia e MTS A O S S Elia, Caltanisetta, Italy
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 144:317-20. 2009
    ..such as porphyria cutanea tarda, mixed essential cryoglobulinemia, lichen planus, polyarteritis nodosa, itch/prurigo, is possible, papers on its association with disseminated Kaposi's sarcoma in HIV negative patients are rare in ..
  85. ncbi Quality of life in Swedish children with eczema
    Agneta Gånemo
    Department of Dermatology, Malmö University Hospital MAS, University of Lund, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:345-9. 2007
    ..Seventy-eight Swedish children with mild-to-severe eczema ("atopic dermatitis", prurigo Besnier), fulfilling established diagnostic criteria, were investigated for the effect of eczema on QoL...
  86. ncbi Properties of olopatadine hydrochloride, a new antiallergic/antihistaminic drug
    Kenji Ohmori
    Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co, Ltd, Shizuoka, Japan
    Arzneimittelforschung 54:809-29. 2004
    ..Allelock) was approved in Japan for the treatment of allergic rhinitis, chronic urticaria, eczema dermatitis, prurigo, cutaneous pruritus, psoriasis vulgaris and erythema exsudativum multiforme in December, 2000...
  87. ncbi Lichen planus pemphigoides evolving into pemphigoid nodularis
    Y Sakuma-Oyama
    Department of Dermato immunopathology, St John s Institute of Dermatology, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital KCL, London, UK
    Clin Exp Dermatol 28:613-6. 2003
    ..of bullous pemphigoid (BP), which are characterized by histological findings of lichen planus (LP) and nodular prurigo, respectively, and the finding of linear deposits of IgG and/or C3 at the basement membrane zone in perilesional ..
  88. ncbi Helicobacter pylori-positive patients with pruritic skin diseases are at increased risk for gastric cancer
    A Shiotani
    Health Administration Center, Wakayama University, Japan
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:80-4. 2004
    ..A number of case reports describe patients with skin diseases, such as prurigo nodularis, that are associated with gastric cancer.
  89. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection and dermatologic diseases
    Ana C Hernando-Harder
    Department of Medicine II Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
    Eur J Dermatol 19:431-44. 2009
    ..pylori are: cutaneous pruritus, Behçet's disease, nodular prurigo and lichen planus. Based on the current evidence for a relationship between H...
  90. ncbi Oral bepotastine: in allergic disorders
    Katherine A Lyseng-Williamson
    Adis, a Wolters Kluwer Business, Mairangi Bay, North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand
    Drugs 70:1579-91. 2010
    ..with allergic rhinitis, chronic urticaria or pruritus associated with skin conditions (eczema/dermatitis, prurigo or pruritus cutaneus)...
  91. ncbi Medical genetics: Sporadic dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa with albopapuloid and prurigo- and folliculitis-like lesions
    Yi Ming Fan
    Department of Dermatology, Affiliated Hospital of Guangdong Medical College, Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China
    Int J Dermatol 48:855-7. 2009
    A case of sporadic dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB) with albopapuloid and prurigo- and folliculitis-like lesions is reported...
  92. ncbi The specific dermatoses of pregnancy revisited and reclassified: results of a retrospective two-center study on 505 pregnant patients
    Christina M Ambros-Rudolph
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:395-404. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the frequency and clinical characteristics of pruritic dermatoses in pregnancy and to assess a rationalized classification...
  93. ncbi Clinical classification of itch: a position paper of the International Forum for the Study of Itch
    Sonja Ständer
    Clinical Neurodermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Munster, Von Esmarch Strasse 58, Munster, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 87:291-4. 2007
    ..non-inflamed) skin (group II), and pruritus presenting with severe chronic secondary scratch lesions, such as prurigo nodularis (group III)...
  94. ncbi Prurigo nodularis: a benign dermatosis derived from a persistent pruritus
    Darshan C Vaidya
    Dermatology, New Jersey Medical School, 185 South Orange Avenue, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
    Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 16:38-44. 2008
    b>Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a benign neurodermatitis of unknown etiology characterized by firm, hyperkeratotic pruritic nodules most commonly localized symmetrically on the bilateral extensor lower extremities...
  95. ncbi The prevalence of mucocutaneous disorders among HIV-positive patients attending an out-patient clinic in Kingston, Jamaica
    D S Thompson
    Department of Medicine, The University of the West Indies, Kingston 7, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 57:54-7. 2008
    ..This study focused on the prevalence and spectrum of skin disorders seen in a population of HIV-positive patients in Jamaica...
  96. ncbi Differential expression of phosphorylated extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2, phosphorylated p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase and nuclear factor-kappaB p105/p50 in chronic inflammatory skin diseases
    Shuang Wang
    Department of Dermatology, Kyushu University, Higashiku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Dermatol 36:534-40. 2009
    ..these molecules in 25 cases of lichen planus, 22 cases of psoriasis, 26 cases of chronic eczema, seven cases of prurigo and seven cases of normal skin...
  97. ncbi 1,24-Dihydroxyvitamin D₃ (tacalcitol) prevents skin T-cell infiltration
    K I Yamanaka
    Department of Dermatology Immunology, Mie University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Br J Dermatol 162:1206-15. 2010
    ..a vitamin D(3) compound, has been used to treat T cell-mediated inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis, prurigo and vitiligo...
  98. ncbi [HIV infection caused by maternal transmission in children born in French Guyana. Apropos of 15 cases]
    P Delattre
    , Centre Hospitalier de Cayenne,
    Pediatrie 43:339-44. 1988
    ..All these children presented the classical picture of HIV infection associated with a chronic extensive prurigo (7/15). There were 8 AIDS and 7 ARC cases. Five infants (4 AIDS, 1 ARC) died during the first year of life...
  99. ncbi A case of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita with unusual clinical features
    K Furukita
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Pathologic Medicine for Cutaneo motoric System, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:e702-4. 2009
    ..A 30-year-old woman developed epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) with unusual clinical features. Initially, only prurigo-like nodules were seen, which lasted for > 2 years and then blisters appeared...
  100. ncbi [Pemphigoid nodularis triggered by hypereosinophilic syndrome?]
    V von Felbert
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen
    Hautarzt 57:434-6. 2006
    Pemphigoid nodularis (PN) is a rare clinical variant of pemphigoid characterized by prurigo-like skin lesions and antibodies against BP180 and BP230 characteristic for bullous pemphigoid...
  101. ncbi Scratching and fasting: a study of pruritus and anorexia nervosa
    J F Morgan
    Department of General Psychiatry, St George s Hospital Medical School, Cranmer Terrace, London SW17 0RE, UK
    Br J Dermatol 140:453-6. 1999
    ..Scratching was manifest as 'scratch prurigo' in five cases. Where itching was present, it was experienced as severe...