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Localized Pruritus-Notalgia Paresthetica

Localized Pruritus-Notalgia Paresthetica Abstract Notalgia paresthetica, possibly an isolated sensory neuropathy involving the posterior primary rami of thoracic nerves T2 through T6, and appearing as pruritus of the back, is apt to be encountered by both dermatologists and neurologists. Two cases illustrate this disorder. (Arch Dermatol 115:982-983, 1979) References 1. Comings DE, Comings SN: Hereditary localized pruritus . Arch Dermatol 92:236-237, 1965.Crossref 2. Astwazaturow M: Uber paresthetische Neuralgien und eine besondere Form derselben— notalgia paresthetica . Dtsch Z Nervenheilkd 133:188, 1934.Crossref 3. Wartenberg R: Neuritis, Sensory Neuritis, and Neuralgia . New York, Oxford University Press, 1958, pp 242-250. 4. Liddell K: Postherpetic pruritus . Br Med J 4:165, 1974.Crossref 5. Melzack R: The Puzzle of Pain . New York, Basic Books Inc, 1973, pp 153-190. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Dermatology American Medical Association

Localized Pruritus-Notalgia Paresthetica

Archives of Dermatology , Volume 115 (8) – Aug 1, 1979

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1979 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-987X
eISSN
1538-3652
DOI
10.1001/archderm.1979.04010080046023
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Abstract

Abstract Notalgia paresthetica, possibly an isolated sensory neuropathy involving the posterior primary rami of thoracic nerves T2 through T6, and appearing as pruritus of the back, is apt to be encountered by both dermatologists and neurologists. Two cases illustrate this disorder. (Arch Dermatol 115:982-983, 1979) References 1. Comings DE, Comings SN: Hereditary localized pruritus . Arch Dermatol 92:236-237, 1965.Crossref 2. Astwazaturow M: Uber paresthetische Neuralgien und eine besondere Form derselben— notalgia paresthetica . Dtsch Z Nervenheilkd 133:188, 1934.Crossref 3. Wartenberg R: Neuritis, Sensory Neuritis, and Neuralgia . New York, Oxford University Press, 1958, pp 242-250. 4. Liddell K: Postherpetic pruritus . Br Med J 4:165, 1974.Crossref 5. Melzack R: The Puzzle of Pain . New York, Basic Books Inc, 1973, pp 153-190.

Journal

Archives of DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 1979

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