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"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.

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An intense itching sensation that produces the urge to rub or scratch the skin to obtain relief.

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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 27 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2005
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