An epidemiology study of patients with uremic pruritus


Mistik S. , Utaş S. , Ferahbas A. , Tokgoz B. , Unsal G., Sahan H., ...More

JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY, vol.20, no.6, pp.672-678, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2006.01570.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.672-678
  • Keywords: CAPD (continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis), haemodialysis, men, pruritus, MAINTENANCE HEMODIALYSIS, PREVALENCE, HISTAMINE, DIALYSIS, STILL, CAPD

Abstract

Background Pruritus is a common problem in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and haemodialysis patients. There are few studies on the clinical characteristics of uremic itch, the cause of which is still unknown.