Pruritus

Known as: pruritic dermatitis, Itch NOS, Prurido/ardor (excl D05 X16) 
Itching. Severe itching may be a side effect of some cancer treatments and a symptom of some types of cancers.
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis, caused by a parasitic infection, is considered one of the most serious skin diseases in many… (More)
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Nivolumab was associated with higher rates of objective response than chemotherapy in a phase 3 study involving… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Toll-like receptors are typically expressed in immune cells to regulate innate immunity. We found that functional Toll-like… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The cellular and molecular mechanisms mediating histamine-independent itch in primary sensory neurons are largely unknown. Itch… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Recent findings suggest that itch produced by intradermal insertion of cowhage spicules in human is histamine independent… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVE To explore the accuracy of various body mass index (BMI) cutpoints in identifying children who have excess adiposity… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Pruritus affects many haemodialysis (HD) patients. In this study, pruritus and its relationship to morbidity… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Converging evidence indicates that primates have a distinct cortical image of homeostatic afferent activity that reflects all… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
We examined whether neuronal proteinase-activated receptor-2 (PAR-2) may be involved in pruritus of human skin. The endogenous… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A simple practical questionnaire technique for routine clinical use, the Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI) is described. One… (More)
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