• eczema
  • Eczema occurs about three times more frequently in individuals with celiac disease and about two times more frequently in relatives of those with celiac disease, potentially indicating a genetic link between the conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • scabies
  • Transmission of the mite Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis generally occurs by skin-to-skin contact, but with crusted scabies it may also occur through fomites, such as infected clothing or bedding. (skintherapyletter.com)
  • In crusted scabies, transmission may also occur through infected clothing or bedding. (skintherapyletter.com)
  • clinical
  • Especially, itch-related prurigo remains unexplored regarding the epidemiology, clinical profile, natural course, underlying causes, available treatments and economic burden, although burdensome and difficult to treat. (lu.se)
  • gravid state
  • It is theorized that change in maternal immunologic milieu is the initiating factor in PP. To accommodate antigenically different tissues in the gravid state and prevent fetal rejection, a shift occurs favoring the T-helper 2 (Th2) humoral response as opposed to the cell-mediated immune function of T-helper 1 (Th1). (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • chronic
  • Objective: To address these issues, the multicentre European Prurigo Project (EPP) was designed to increase knowledge on chronic prurigo (CPG). (lu.se)
  • New onset of ascites can occur in women who have decompensation of their prior chronic liver disease or in women who develop Budd-Chiari (hepatic vein thrombosis). (psychiatryadvisor.com)
  • wheals
  • papular urticaria a hypersensitivity reaction to insect bites, manifested by crops of small papules and wheals, which may become infected or lichenified because of rubbing and excoriation. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • dermatology
  • Background: The term prurigo has been used for many decades in dermatology without clear definition, and currently used terminology of prurigo is inconsistent and confusing. (lu.se)
  • onset
  • For example, Jaundice only occurs in relatively small subset of cases, and in some cases abnormal lab results were not seen until 15 weeks or more after the onset of symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • 1 In general, transmission occurs by direct skin-to-skin contact. (skintherapyletter.com)
  • actinic' is Greek for 'sunlight', 'pruritus' is the medical term for itching, and 'prurigo' is a related word which describes the changes that appear in the skin after it has itched and been scratched for a long time. (bad.org.uk)
  • Skin tags are small, benign skin growths that usually occur after midlife and have a short narrow stalk connecting it to the surface of the skin. (healthyskinmd.com)
  • Milia occur when dead skin becomes trapped in small pockets at the surface of the skin. (healthyskinmd.com)
  • They most commonly occur on the terminal digits of the fingers or the skin overlying the base of the fingernail and may interfere with nail growth causing a nail groove to develop. (healthyskinmd.com)
  • As the skin ages, naturally occurring changes such as dryness can contribute to increased pruritus. (mckinneyskincare.com)
  • cheeks
  • It occasionally occurs in young children as blackheads and/or pustules on the cheeks or nose. (bad.org.uk)
  • Acute
  • Acute/subacute forms of prurigo are separated entities, which need to be differentiated from CPG and will be discussed in a next step. (lu.se)
  • diseases
  • These endogenous or exogenous risk factors may occur in isolation or in association with and are able to instigate the occurrence, recurrence or aggravation of these diseases. (e-dermatologie.md)