Pruritus in the elderly.

Abstract

Pruritus is an unpleasant sensation leading to the desire to scratch. It is the most common symptom in dermatology, and various skin and systemic diseases can be associated with the presence of itching. Pruritus may also be provoked by numerous drugs. Although the exact epidemiologic data are still absent, it is generally accepted that elderly people… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2010.07.002

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@article{Reich2011PruritusIT, title={Pruritus in the elderly.}, author={Adam Reich and Sonja St{\"a}nder and Jacek C Szepietowski}, journal={Clinics in dermatology}, year={2011}, volume={29 1}, pages={15-23} }