Notalgia paresthetica (NP)

Notalgia paresthetica (NP)

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Notalgia paresthetica (NP) is a sensory neuropathic syndrome of the midback skin, classically described as the unilateral infrascapular area.

Notalgia paresthetica is primarily a localized pruritus and dysesthesia syndrome, and it may present with episodic itching or pain on a small patch of the mid back, usually an area of skin.

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An Orthopaedic Surgeon who is a blend of academic excellence and entrepreneurship with interest in all aspects of Bones and Joints. contach him at [email protected]

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