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The neuropathic itch: Do not scratch your head too hard!
  • Soumya Patnaik,
  • John Imms,
  • Gabor Varadi
Soumya Patnaik

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Gabor Varadi
Albert Einstein Medical Center
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Although less common compared to postherpetic neuralgia, post herpes itch (PHI) is a known sequela after herpetic infections. PHI usually disappears over weeks to months, requiring only symptomatic management. Rarely, PHI can result in significant debilitation. We report one case of extreme post herpetic itching and review the available literature.
11 Oct 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
16 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
16 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
26 Oct 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
04 Dec 2020Editorial Decision: Accept