Recent advances in the management of pruritus in chronic liver diseases

Abstract

Pruritus is a symptom found in patients with chronic liver diseases, especially cholestatic liver diseases such as primary biliary cholangitis. This symptom impairs patient quality of life by disturbing sleep and may lead to consideration of liver transplantation. Mechanisms implicated in pruritus have been associated with the peripheral and central nervous… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v23.i19.3418

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