"Pruritus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
An intense itching sensation that produces the urge to rub or scratch the skin to obtain relief.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pruritus" by people in this website by year, and whether "Pruritus" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 2492 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 225 publications in 2016
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