Gil Yosipovitch, Author at Dermatology Advisor

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Brachioradial Pruritus

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Brachioradial pruritus (BRP) is a form of chronic localized neuropathic itch typically affecting the dorsolateral aspect of the forearms. What you should be alert for in the historyItch is typically localized to the skin on the dorsolateral forearms overlying the brachioradialis muscles and can extend to the upper arms…

Adiposis Dolorosa (Dercum’s disease)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Adiposis dolorosa, also known as Dercum’s disease, is characterized by painful lipomas that usually appear on the trunk and upper and lower proximal extremities. It is a rare disease more common in obese postmenopausal women. Chronic pain is the cardinal symptom and is characterized as aching burning and stabbing.…

Pruritus

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Pruritus can be best defined as a sensation that leads to the desire to scratch. It is important to make a distinction between chronic and acute pruritus. All humans experience the acute form for a limited amount of time during the course of life, such as the itch related…

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