is an often-debilitating condition that can have a multitude of causes.
A 42-year-old male, presented with recurrent episodes of pruritus
all over the body for the past 10 months.
Subclinical sensitivity to any drug can also lead to pruritus
can have a multitude of different causes: not only chronic skin diseases, but incurable renal and liver diseases, psychiatric conditions, neurologic disorders, drug side effects, and various forms of cancer, with hematologic malignancies figuring prominently.
On the diary, patients were instructed to record the presence or absence of pruritus
, erythema, raised lesions, and vesicles/bullae at the end of each day until the rash resolved, or for 6 weeks following onset of the rash, whichever came first.
Otitis externa caused by Malassezia is typically associated with moderate pruritus
, inflammation, lichenification in ear pinnae and cerumen formation in ear canal.
Jacek Szepietowski called the pruritus
results particularly impressive.
After two weeks of treatment, severity of pruritus
was significantly reduced in both groups (88.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Pruritus
and enlists all their major and minor projects
In the first clinical assessment, when pruritus
and other dermatological signs were noticed, the patient was examined using a Wood's Lamp, and trichogram, skin scraping, skin and ear cytologic analysis as well as otoscopy were performed, besides complete blood count and serum biochemistry.
Thankfully, most of the patients complaining of pruritus
have visible dermatoses," he said at the annual meeting of the Pacific Dermatologic Association.
01%) each of impetigo herpetiformis, pruritus
gravidarum and pemphigoid gestationis.
Biopharmaceutical company Cara Therapeutics (NasdaqGM:CARA) said on Tuesday that it has closed enrolment under its Phase 2 proof-of-concept trial of CR845 for the treatment of uremic pruritus
(UP), a chronic systemic itch condition that can occur in patients with renal failure and is often seen in patients receiving hemodialysis.
Using this definition, DP in the dialysis population can be categorized as secondary to a general medical condition causing pruritus
The predominant symptom in dermatology, pruritus
, is one of the issues that have a significant effect on patients' quality of life and correlates negatively with sleep, attention and sexual function.