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Descriptor English: Pruritus
Descriptor Spanish: Prurito
Descriptor prurito
Entry term(s) picazón
picor
Scope note: Intensa sensación de escozor que produce urgencia de frotar o rascar la piel para obtener alivio.
Descriptor Portuguese: Prurido
Descriptor French: Prurit
Entry term(s): Itching
Pruritis
Tree number(s): C17.800.685
C23.888.885.625
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011537
Scope note: An intense itching sensation that produces the urge to rub or scratch the skin to obtain relief.
Annotation: /drug ther: consider also ANTIPRURITICS
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
Related: Antipruritics MeSH
DeCS ID: 11976
Unique ID: D011537
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Pruritus - Preferred
Concept UI M0017935
Scope note An intense itching sensation that produces the urge to rub or scratch the skin to obtain relief.
Preferred term Pruritus
Entry term(s) Itching
Pruritis



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