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Descriptor English: Prurigo
Descriptor Spanish: Prurigo
Descriptor prurigo
Scope note: Nombre que se aplica a diversas erupciones cutáneas pruriginosas, cuya causa no se conoce, en las que la lesión característica (pápula del prúrigo) es acuminada, tiene una pequeña vesícula transitoria en la punta, y evoluciona hacia la formación de costras o liquenificación. (Dorland, 28a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Prurigo
Descriptor French: Prurigo
Tree number(s): C17.800.674
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011536
Scope note: A name applied to several itchy skin eruptions of unknown cause. The characteristic course is the formation of a dome-shaped papule with a small transient vesicle on top, followed by crusting over or lichenification. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: itchy skin eruptions
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 11974
Unique ID: D011536
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/02
Prurigo - Preferred
Concept UI M0017934
Scope note A name applied to several itchy skin eruptions of unknown cause. The characteristic course is the formation of a dome-shaped papule with a small transient vesicle on top, followed by crusting over or lichenification. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Prurigo



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