What are the treatment options for endocrine pruritus?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: David F Butler, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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The pruritus of hypothyroidism is secondary to xerosis and should be treated with emollients and thyroid hormone replacement. Pruritus secondary to hyperthyroidism improves with the correction of thyroid function.

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