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Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol


A Case of Prurigo Nodularis Treating by Acupuncture.


Wu D, Dong G
Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol. 2021; 14:1815-1818.
PMID: 34880640.


Male, 68 years old, suffering from prurigo nodularis for 7 months, and did not show any significant improvement after oral and topical medications. After 4 months of acupuncture treatment, the NRS for itch scores decreased from 9 to 1; the NRS for sleep scores increased from 5 to 9; HADS decreased from 14 to 2; DLQI decreased from 9 to 5; IGA decreased from 4 to 3. After a 2-month follow-up, the patient was stable in all aspects without new rash.