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2024 May 29



Chronic Pruritus: A Review.


Butler DC, Berger T, Elmariah S, Kim B, Chisolm S, Kwatra SG, Mollanazar N, Yosipovitch G


Chronic pruritus, defined as itch experienced for 6 weeks or longer, affects approximately 22% of people in their lifetime. Approximately 1% of physician visits are for the chief concern of chronic pruritus. Chronic pruritus is associated with adverse outcomes, including impaired sleep and reduced quality of life.