Brachioradial pruritus: a trigger for generalization of itch
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Letter to the Editor
Medical Subject Headings
Aged; Arm; Cervical Vertebrae; Female; Humans; Middle Aged; Peripheral Nervous System Diseases; Pruritus; Retrospective Studies; Spinal Nerves
Dermatology | Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases
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.
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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.
Kwatra, Shawn G.; Stander, Sonja; Bernhard, Jeffrey D.; Weisshaar, Elke; and Yosipovitch, Gil, "Brachioradial pruritus: a trigger for generalization of itch" (2013). Dermatology Publications and Presentations. 74.