What causes brachioradial pruritus?

Updated: Oct 05, 2020
  • Author: Julianne Mann, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Exposure of the affected areas to sun and wind may precipitate an episode, as may radiculopathy of the cervical spine. These are speculative, and the authors believe the etiology is multifactorial. In some cases, an emotional component to the symptoms seems apparent.


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