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Hutchinson's prurigo

Alternative eponyms

  • Hutchinson’s summer prurigo

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An eruption of nodular and papular, pruritic, urticarialike lesions on parts of the body exposed to the sun.

Description

An eruption of nodular and papular, pruritic, urticarialike lesions on parts of the body exposed to the sun, usually beginning in the spring and disappearing spontaneously in the fall. Reportedly described by Hutchinson.

Bibliography

  • J. Hutchinson:
    Summer Prurigo, prurigo aestivalis, seu prurigo adolescentium, seu acne-prurigo.
    Medical Times and Gazette, London, 1878, 1 S, 161.

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