COMPARATIVE PATHOGENESIS OF PRURITUS AND PAIN

Abstract


The review presents neuroanatomical, neurophysiological and neurochemical mechanisms of pruritus. The role of the peripheral nociceptive neurons and the central nervous system in itch development is elucidated in comparison with the known mechanisms of pain. The contribution of pruritus to a number of dermatoses and dermatitis is also presented.

About the authors

Yaroslav V Faizullin

1) Каzan State Medical University; 2) Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Email: iaroslav.faizullin@gmail.com
1) 420012, Каzan, Butlerov street, 49; 2) Erlangen, Germany
Department of Dermatovenerology

Elena V Faizullina

Каzan State Medical University

420012, Каzan, Butlerov street, 49
Department of Dermatovenerology

Raisa R Giniatullina

University of Eastern Finland

Finland, Кuopio, Yliopistonranta 1, PL 1627, 70211

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