Psychogenic pruritus

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Psychogenic pruritus
Classification and external resources
Specialty psychiatry
ICD-10 F45.8 (ILDS F45.800)
ICD-9-CM 306.3

Psychogenic pruritus is a common manifestation of chronic anxiety, usually a localized itch, especially in the anogenital area.[1]:393,401[2]

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  1. ^ Freedberg, et al. (2003). Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. (6th ed.). McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-138076-0.
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.