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.
References in classic literature ?
Did you forget that this great man, this hero, this demigod, is attacked with a malady of the skin which worries him to death, prurigo?"
The company's clinical development program for serlopitant covers three indications and includes two ongoing Phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment of pruritus associated with prurigo nodularis, a Phase 3-ready clinical program for the treatment of pruritus associated with psoriasis, and a Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of chronic pruritus of unknown origin.
23, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Prurigo nodularis (PN) is associated with mental health disorders, systemic illnesses, and HIV infection, according to a study published online Aug.
The results support Kiniksa's ongoing development of KPL-716 in a Phase 2a clinical trial for prurigo nodularis and an exploratory Phase 2 clinical trial in diseases characterized by chronic pruritus.
(1) Modern medicine has deployed this dynamic plant to treat chronic pain, glaucoma, and nausea, and continues to investigate its application in a broad array of conditions: anorexia, spasticity, atherosclerosis, autoimmune disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, spasticity, tumorigenesis, and multiple cutaneous disorders, including acne, eczematous disorders, lichen simplex, melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer, melasma, prurigo, pruritus, psoriasis, scleroderma and systemic sclerosis, and seborrheic dermatitis.
Hypertrophic lichen planus versus prurigo nodularis: a dermoscopic perspective.
We recognized that this was a case of prurigo pigmentosa based on the characteristic pruritic rash that had developed after the patient started a strict ketogenic diet.
For example, LP, a 60-year-old lady, manifested many brown-to-black, moderate-to-severely hard lumps scattered all over her body (prurigo), together with hair fall and thinning.
Trevi is currently conducting a pivotal Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of nalbuphine ER, referred to as the PRISM trial, in patients with severe pruritus associated with prurigo nodularis.
The usual dermatological manifestations seen in HIV patients include pruritus, xerosis, ichthyosis, nodular prurigo, folliculitis, eosinophilic folliculitis, pruritic papular eruption, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, viral warts, mollusca, oral and vaginal candidosis, tinea (including onychomycosis), scabies, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and Kaposi's sarcoma.7 Drug reactions are also common in HIV positive patients.8
[USPRwire, Sat Oct 27 2018] Characterized by acute itching and lump formation on the skin, prurigo nodularis is a rare disease.