Prurigo nodularis: A review

@article{Lee2005PrurigoNA,
  title={Prurigo nodularis: A review},
  author={Michael R Lee and Stephen P Shumack},
  journal={Australasian Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={46}
}
Prurigo nodularis is a chronic condition characterized by a papulonodular pruriginous eruption of unknown aetiology. This condition is a difficult disease to treat and causes frustration to both the patient and the treating doctor. A variety of systemic conditions have been reported to be associated with prurigo nodularis. The mechanism by which these disorders may trigger prurigo nodularis is unknown. Nerve growth factor has been implicated in the pathogenesis of prurigo nodularis. Calcitonin… Expand
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