Pathophysiology of nocturnal scratching in childhood atopic dermatitis: the role of brain‐derived neurotrophic factor and substance P

@article{Hon2007PathophysiologyON,
  title={Pathophysiology of nocturnal scratching in childhood atopic dermatitis: the role of brain‐derived neurotrophic factor and substance P},
  author={K. Hon and M. Lam and K. Y. Wong and T. Leung and P. Ng},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={157}
}
Background  Childhood atopic dermatitis (AD) is a distressing disease associated with pruritus and sleep disturbance. The pathophysiology of pruritus is complex and various neuropeptides may be involved. 
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