Pain: Itch without pain—a labeled line for itch sensation?

@article{Handwerker2009PainIW,
  title={Pain: Itch without pain—a labeled line for itch sensation?},
  author={Hermann O. Handwerker and Martin Schmelz},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={5},
  pages={640-641}
}
Neurons that seem to be specifically involved in relaying pruritogenic sensory information to the brain have been identified in lamina I of the spinal cord. Are these neurons part of the long sought-after neural pathway for itch? The answer to this question could be important for the development of antipruritogenic drugs. 

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