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Prurigo nodularis is a form of chronic prurigo that can cause permanent itch (technical term: pruritus), resulting in the uncontrollable need to scratch the skin for relief. Although scratching alleviates the itch, it also damages the skin over time and causes skin lesions in some patients. Click here to learn more if you are a medical specialist.
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The League has been founded in 2014 by Prof. Dr. Sonja Ständer, dermatologist, by Prof. Dr. Matthias Augustin, health economist and dermatologist, and Dr. Hartmut Ständer, settled dermatologist. Since foundation, the League has initiated new studies, and hosted talks on prurigo nodularis at various conferences around the world.
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