Unilateral prurigo nodularis: a rare presentation

Kailash Bhatia, Rajesh Kataria, Niyati Parekh, Jayesh Kothari, Ravindra Kumar

Abstract


Prurigo Nodularis (PN) is a rare chronic skin disorder of unknown etiology. Here we are describing a case of 14 year old girl having prurigo nodularis with no other systemic illness.


Keywords


Prurigo nodularis, Unilateral, Histopathology

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