Pruritus in children

@article{Leung1998PruritusIC,
  title={Pruritus in children},
  author={A. Leung and Bee Eng Wong and P. Chan and H. Y. Cho},
  journal={The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health},
  year={1998},
  volume={118},
  pages={280 - 286}
}
  • A. Leung, Bee Eng Wong, +1 author H. Y. Cho
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health
  • Pruritus is the most common of all dermatological complaints. Although pruritus is usual ly due to a primary skin disease, it may be a manifestation of a systemic illness. The major ity of causes can be diagnosed from the history and physical examination. Laboratory inves tigations are usually not necessary Treatment should be directed at the underlying cause whenever possible. 
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