TITLE

prurigo

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1799
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "prurigo" is presented. It refers to a chronic skin disease of unknown etiology. It is marked by constantly recurring, discrete, pale, deep-seated, intensely itchy papules on extensor surfaces of limbs. Dermatologists throughout the world use this term.
ACCESSION #
21242572

 

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