prurigo


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pru·ri·go

 (pro͝o-rī′gō)
n.
A chronic skin disease having various causes, marked by the eruption of pale, dome-shaped papules that itch severely.

[Latin prūrīgō, an itching, from prūrīre, to itch; see preus- in Indo-European roots.]

pru·rig′i·nous (-rĭj′ə-nəs) adj.

prurigo

(prʊəˈraɪɡəʊ)
n
(Pathology) a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by the formation of papules and intense itching
[C19: from Latin: an itch]
pruriginous adj

pru•ri•go

(prʊˈraɪ goʊ)

n.
a chronic skin disease characterized by pale, itching papules.
[1640–50; < Latin prūrigō an itching; see prurient]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prurigo - chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itchingprurigo - chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itching
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
Translations

pru·ri·go

n. prurigo, condición cutánea crónica inflamatoria que se caracteriza por pápulas pequeñas y picazón intensa.
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The company is pursuing two conditions for clinical development: prurigo nodularis, a chronic dermatologic condition, and uremic pruritus, a persistent and debilitating itch in patients on dialysis.
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Atopic dermatitis (AD), also known as atopic eczema, genetic allergic dermatitis, or constitutional prurigo, is the most common allergic inflammatory disease, which shows an apparent tendency of familial aggregation [1, 2].
Diagnosis of Dermatology consults Diagnosis made by Dermatologist (N = 429) N (%) Infections 159 (37%) Eczema 61 (14%) Drug-Induced Skin Reactions 52 (12%) Vascular Diseases 26 (6%) Autoimmune Bullous Diseases 22 (5%) Erythematous Flaking Diseases 20 (5%) Bite(s) and Prurigo 12 (3%) Erythema Multiforme and Lichen Planus 12 (3%) Urticaria-Angioedema 11 (3%) Tumors 11 (3%) Secondary to Systemic Condition 10 (2%) Disease of the Hair follicles, Nails, Sweat glands 7 (2%) Skin Condition due to Physical or Mechanical factors 6 (1%) Oral Pathology 1 (0%) Miscellaneous 19 (4%) Table 2.
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Refusant de sieger pour un temps au meme endroit, le poete nomadise, transhume et porte, chemin faisant, avec lui son monde secret qu'il a edifie pierre par pierre, difficultueusement, parfois au prix de sa vie, et a travers lequel il porte sur l'autre monde, celui de la Gregarite et du Consensus, [beaucoup moins que]l'abominable prurigo d'idiotisme[beaucoup plus grand que], un regard daubeur et sardonique.