Brachioradial Pruritus and Notalgia Paraesthetica: A Comparative Observational Study of Clinical Presentation and Morphological Pathologies.
- Manuel P Pereira,
- Hannah Lüling,
- Anette Dieckhöfer,
- Sabine Steinke,
- Claudia Zeidler,
- Sonja Ständer
Acta Derm Venereol 2017 Sep 13. Epub 2017 Sep 13.
Center for Chronic Pruritus, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Münster, Von- Esmarch-Str. 58, DE-48149 Münster, Germany.
Brachioradial pruritus (BRP) and notalgia paraesthetica (NP) represent 2 of the most common neuropathic itch syndromes. A total of 58 consecutive patients presenting at the Center for Chronic Pruritus, University Hospital Münster, were analysed with regard to clinical presentation, anatomical and morphological pathologies, impairment in quality of life, and response to treatment with topical capsaicin. Patients with BRP reported stinging and burning more often than those with NP. Read More