How is pruritus characterized in patients with lichen simplex chronicus (LCS)?

Updated: Feb 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason Schoenfeld, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Pruritus is described as worse when patients are still or quiet and as much less or nonexistent when patients are active.

Pruritus is usually intermittent; the resultant scratching provides temporary relief.


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