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2022 Aug

Dermatologie (Heidelb)



[Neurobiology of pruritus: new concepts].


Agelopoulos K, Wiegmann H, Schmelz M, Ständer S
Dermatologie (Heidelb). 2022 Aug; 73(8):593-599.
PMID: 35925233.


The underlying mechanisms of pruritus and chronic pruritus (CP) in particular, remain poorly understood; however, current research has revealed promising new concepts in which the importance of the interaction of neuronal cells of different classes, immune cells and keratinocytes is becoming increasingly clearer.