Title

Brachioradial pruritus: a trigger for generalization of itch

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology

Date

5-1-2013

Document Type

Letter to the Editor

Medical Subject Headings

Aged; Arm; Cervical Vertebrae; Female; Humans; Middle Aged; Peripheral Nervous System Diseases; Pruritus; Retrospective Studies; Spinal Nerves

Disciplines

Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases

Abstract

Brachioradial pruritus (BRP) is a form of neuropathic itch characterized by localized itching, burning, stinging, and tingling sensations on the dorsolateral aspect of the forearm and upper arms. Herein we present a case series of 8 patients with BRP-triggered generalized pruritus.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 May;68(5):870-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.11.026. Link to article on publisher's site.

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PubMed ID

23374230