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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485705
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... Abstract Background: Hemodialysis-associated pruritus (HAP) is often treatment-resistant, and is a serious comorbidity that adversely affects prognosis and reduces patient quality of life through sleep disruption and depression. Summary: HAP can arise from a combination of several...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 3
Published: 19 November 1970
10.1159/000386887
EISBN: 978-3-318-03440-0
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
10.1159/000446009
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... Abstract Chronic pruritus has diverse forms of presentation and can appear not only on normal skin [International Forum for the Study of Itch (IFSI) classification group II], but also in the company of dermatoses (IFSI classification group I). Scratching, a natural reflex, begins in response...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
10.1159/000446046
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... Abstract Pruritus is a symptom arising from a plethora of dermatological, neurological, and systemic conditions. The pathophysiological mechanisms involved in the transmission of acute and chronic pruritus are of high complexity and not yet fully understood. Recent research has enhanced...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
10.1159/000446049
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... Abstract Characterized by the clinical presentation of individual to multiple symmetrically distributed, hyperkeratotic, and intensely itchy papules and nodules, prurigo nodularis (PN) is a rare disease that emerges in patients with chronic pruritus due to continuous scratching over a long...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
.... Ponticelli C, Bencini PL: Uremic pruritus: a review. Nephron 1992;60:1-5. 5. Gilchrest BA, Stern RS, Steinman TI, Brown RS, Arndt KA, Anderson WW: Clinical features of pruritus among patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. Arch Dermatol 1982;118:154-156. 6. Young AW Jr, Sweeney EW, David DS...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
...References References 1. O'Donoghue M, Tharp MD: Antihistamines and their role as antipruritics. Dermatol Ther 2005;18:333-340. 2. Friedman JD, Dello Buone FA: Opioid antagonists in the treatment of opioid-induced constipation and pruritus. Ann Pharmacother 2001;35:85-91. 3. Wolfhagen...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
10.1159/000446040
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... Abstract Chronic pruritus is a common problem in patients with inflammatory skin diseases as well as in subjects with dry or sensitive skin. Regardless of the underlying cause of the pruritus, a topical therapy is not only useful but most often necessary to achieve symptom control. A good...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
..., Henderson RD: Pruritus and jaundice. Can Med Assoc J 1965;92:1258-1260. 4. Chia SC, Bergasa NV, Kleiner DE, Goodman Z, Hoofnagle JH, Di Bisceglie AM: Pruritus as a presenting symptom of chronic hepatitis C. Dig Dis Sci 1998;43:2177-2183. 5. Ghent CN, Bloomer JR: Itch in liver disease: facts...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
10.1159/000446051
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... psyche. The diagnosis of itchy scalp is easier than that of anogenital pruritus. Clinical examination and a careful inventory of all diseases of the patient and of the local environment are necessary. Localized treatments are frequently used at both sites, whereas specific pharmaceutical formulations...
Book Chapter
Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
...References References 1. Pisoni RL, Wikström B, Elder SJ, Akizawa T, Asano Y, Keen ML, Saran R, Mendelssohn DC, Young EW, Port FK: Pruritus in haemodialysis patients: international results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS). Nephrol Dial Transplant 2006;21:3495...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
...References References 1. Leslie TA, Greaves MW, Yosipovitch G: Current topical and systemic therapies for itch. Handb Exp Pharmacol 2015;226:337-356. 2. Berger TG, Shive M, Harper GM: Pruritus in the older patient: a clinical review. JAMA 2013;310:2443-2450. 3. Yalcin B, Tamer E, Toy...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
10.1159/000446041
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... Table 3 Systemic agents for paraneoplastic itch Table 4 Systemic agents for neuropathic itch, e.g. notalgia paresthetica, brachioradial pruritus, and postherpetic neuralgia Antihistamines H 1 -antihistamines are often used as the first systemic anti-itch treatment in clinical...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
...References References 1. Weisshaar E, Greaves MW: Pruritus; in Williams H, Bigby M, Diepgen T, Herxheimer A, Naldi L, Rzany B (eds): Evidence-Based Dermatology, ed 2. Oxford, Blackwell, 2008, pp 650-670. 2. Szepietowski J, Reich A: Drugs; in Misery L, Ständer S (eds): Pruritus. London...