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an intense itching sensation that can have various causes (as by allergies or infection or lymphoma or jaundice etc

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Some clinicians have prescribed topical Sinequan or capsaicin for brachioradial pruritus.
Thalidomide (25-200 mg nightly) is effective for neuropathic pruritus, especially brachioradial pruritus, prurigo nodularis, or photodermatoses, but doses greater than 100 mg/day increase risk for deep vein thromboses and stroke.
The timing of itch onset (late versus early summer) distinguishes brachioradial pruritus from polymorphous light eruption (PMLE).
Bernhard said he believes a better name for this condition is brachioradial pruritus.