• Vol. 44 No. 2
  • 15 February 2015

Localised Dermatitic Nodules but No Itch

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In 1909, Hyde first described nodular prurigo as pruritic nodules on the extensor surfaces of the lower extremities in middle-aged women. Thus, nodular prurigo is also known as Hyde’s prurigo. As the name suggests, nodular prurigo is a chronic dermatosis characterised by an intensely pruritic, papulonodular eruption. We describe a patient who presented with nodular prurigo in a unilateral lower limb due to dysaesthesia and sciatica pain instead of itch.

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