Goodfellow Gems #38

Goodfellow Gems #38

Bruce Arroll

Bruce Arroll

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Two new diagnoses? Neurological itch on the arm and back.

I heard about these on a BBC Inside Health podcast and, not knowing about them thought you may be interested.1 They are Brachioradial pruritus (BRP) a
References

1.    Podcast: Statins in the media, Unusual neurological itch, The hunger hormone, Viagra. https://itunes.apple.com/nz/podcast/inside-health/id263166507?mt=2&i=37362371
2.    DermNet: Brachioradial pruritis. http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/brachioradial-pruritus
3.    DermNet: Notalgia paraesthetica. http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/notalgia-paraesthetica