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Prurigo

A name applied to several itchy skin eruptions of unknown cause. The characteristic course is the formation of a dome-shaped papule with a small transient vesicle on top, followed by crusting over or lichenification. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Networked: 341 relevant articles (41 outcomes, 29 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pruritus (Itching)
2. Skin Diseases
3. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)
4. Urticaria (Hives)
5. Lichen Planus (Lichen Ruber Planus)

Experts

1. Ständer, Sonja: 7 articles (01/2013 - 03/2004)
2. Luger, Thomas A: 6 articles (01/2013 - 03/2004)
3. Katayama, Ichiro: 4 articles (06/2015 - 10/2004)
4. Phan, Ngoc Quan: 4 articles (01/2013 - 06/2010)
5. Ständer, S: 4 articles (09/2006 - 03/2001)
6. Hashimoto, Takashi: 3 articles (05/2015 - 01/2013)
7. Gambichler, Thilo: 3 articles (07/2013 - 04/2005)
8. Luger, T A: 3 articles (09/2006 - 05/2003)
9. Metze, D: 3 articles (12/2004 - 03/2000)
10. Liang, Y: 3 articles (06/2001 - 08/2000)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Prurigo:
1. Thalidomide (Thalomid)FDA Link
2. Minocycline (Cyclops)FDA LinkGeneric
3. styrene-methylmethacrylate copolymerIBA
4. pimecrolimus (Elidel)FDA Link
5. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. SteroidsIBA
7. Interferon-gamma (Interferon, gamma)IBA
8. tranilast (N 5')IBA
9. Tacrolimus (Prograf)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Immunoglobulin E (IgE)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
2. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
3. Excimer Lasers
4. Cryotherapy (Therapy, Cold)
5. Lasers (Laser)