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Notalgia Paresthetica

Aka: Notalgia Paresthetica, Paresthetic Notalgia
  1. See Also
    1. Pruritus Causes
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. Sensory Neuropathy involving dorsal spinal nerves
    2. Considered subset of Peripheral Neuropathy
  3. Symptoms
    1. Pruritus on the back
    2. Associated other Sensations involving back
      1. Pain
      2. Paresthesia
      3. Hyperesthesia
  4. Signs
    1. Circumscribed hyperpigmented patch on back
    2. Associated with chronic rubbing and scratching
  5. Associated Conditions
    1. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type IIA
      1. Rivollier (1999) Ann Dermatol Venereol 126:522-4 [PubMed]
  6. Management
    1. No known effective therapy
    2. Oxcarbazepine 300 mg bid and titrate to effect
      1. Found possibly effective in small trials
      2. Savk (2001) J Am Acad Dermatol 45(4):630-2 [PubMed]

Notalgia paresthetica (C0457010)

Concepts Pathologic Function (T046)
SnomedCT 277802001
English notalgia paresthetica, notalgia paraesthetica, Notalgia paraesthetica, Notalgia paresthetica (disorder), Notalgia paresthetica
Czech Notalgia paraesthetica
Dutch notalgia paresthetica
French Notalgie paresthésique
German Notalgia paraesthetica
Hungarian Notalgia paresthetica, Notalgia paraesthetica
Italian Notalgia parestetica
Japanese ハイブイジョウカンカク, 背部異常感覚
Portuguese Notalgia parestésica
Spanish Notalgia parestésica, nostalgia parestésica (trastorno), nostalgia parestésica
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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