Acta Clin Croat 2018 Dec;57(4):721-725
1Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Sestre milosrdnice University Hospital Center, Zagreb, Croatia; 2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
- Notalgia paresthetica is a common, although under-recognized condition characterized by localized chronic pruritus in the upper back, most often affecting middle-aged women. Apart from pruritus, patients may present with a burning or cold sensation, tingling, surface numbness, tenderness and foreign body sensation. Additionally, patients often present with hyperpigmented skin at the site of symptoms. Read More