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European Journal of Dermatology

Brachioradial pruritus: report of a new case responding to gabapentin Volume 16, issue 3, May-June 2006

Author
Dept. of Dermatology Ed. Herriot Hospital (Pav. R) 69437ÂLyon cx 03, France
  • Page(s) : 311
  • Published in: 2006

Auteur(s) : Jean KANITAKIS Dept. of Dermatology Ed. Herriot Hospital (Pav. R) 69437 Lyon cx 03, France <jean.kanitakis@chu-lyon.fr> Brachioradial pruritus (BRP) is an enigmatic dermatosis characterized by persistent burning or stinging itch of the skin over the brachioradialis muscles. It was first reported in 1968 under the term «solar pruritus». Whereas chronic sun exposure has been considered to be the main cause of this disease [1,2], several recent reports suggest that BRP may [...]