Factors Affecting the Etiology of Intractable Pruritus in Hospitalized Patients Without Primary Skin Lesions


Akdogan N., Uysal P. I. , Oktem A., KARABULUT E. , Hayran Y., Yalcin B.

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.20, ss.224-230, 2019 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2019
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/imj.galenos.2018.32068
  • Dergi Adı: ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.224-230

Özet

Introduction: Pruritus is a common symptom that has dermatologic, systemic, neurological, psychogenic, mixed, and unknown causes. The aim of this study was to identify the underlying origin of pruritus (UOP) in hospitalized patients having intractable pruritus and presenting with secondary scratch lesions (SSLs) and to assess the factors affecting UOP.