Itching. Severe itching may be a side effect of some cancer treatments and a symptom of some types of cancers.

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  • PRURITUS — cutaneus (зуд кожи), своеобразное расстройство чувствительности (парестезия), порождающее рефлекторно, даже во сне, потребность расчесывания. В одних случаях зуд сопутствует видимым изменениям кожного покрова зуд симптоматический; в других он… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

  • pruritus — 1650s, from L. pruritus, from prurire “to itch.” Related: Pruritic …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pruritus — Pru*ri tus, n. [L.] (Med.) Itching. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prùritus — m term. subjektivni, neugodni osjećaj na koži ili sluznici koji izaziva želju za češanjem; svrbež …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • pruritus — prùritus m DEFINICIJA term. subjektivni, neugodni osjećaj na koži ili sluznici koji izaziva želju za češanjem; svrbež ETIMOLOGIJA vidi prurigo …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • pruritus — [pro͞o rīt′əs] n. [< L, pp. of prurire, to itch: see PRURIENT] intense itching of the skin without eruption pruritic [pro͞orit′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Pruritus — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 L29 Pruritus F45.8 Sonstige somatoforme Störungen Psychogener Pruritus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pruritus — Itching. Pruritus can result from drug reaction, food allergy, kidney or liver disease, cancers, parasites, aging or dry skin, contact skin reaction, such as poison ivy, and for unknown reasons. * * * 1. SYN: itching. 2. SYN: itch (1). [L. an… …   Medical dictionary

  • pruritus — n. itching. Mediated by histamine and other vasoactive chemicals, it is the predominant symptom of atopic eczema, lichen planus, and many other skin diseases. It also occurs in the elderly and may be a manifestation of psychological illness.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pruritus — pruritic /proo rit ik/, adj. /proo ruy teuhs/, n. Pathol. itching. [1375 1425; late ME < L pruritus an itching, equiv. to pruri(re) to itch + tus suffix of v. action] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pruritus — Juckreiz; Jucken * * * Pru|ri|tus 〈m.; ; unz.〉 das Hautjucken [lat., „das Jucken“; zu prurire „jucken“] * * * Pruritus   [zu lateinisch prurire, pruritum »jucken«] der, , das Jucken. * * * Pru|ri|tus, der; [zu lat. prurire (2. Part.: pruritum) =… …   Universal-Lexikon

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