Evaluation and management of pruritus and scabies in the elderly population.

Abstract

Pruritus is the most common dermatologic complaint in individuals older than 65 years. The elderly comprise a demographic that seeks medical attention for itch with greater frequency than other age groups. Managing pruritus in elderly patients represents a unique therapeutic challenge attributable to a range of circumstances that are of particular… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cger.2013.01.009

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