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A generally unpleasant sensation in the skin that creates the urge to rub or scratch it; pruritus. Itch is a frequent manifestation of many inflammatory, infectious, and allergic skin disorders (as in most forms of dermatitis); of dry or cracked skin (xerosis); and of systemic illnesses (such as jaundice, hyperbilirubinemia, and some leukemias and lymphomas).
Venes, Donald, editor. "Itch." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747943/all/itch.
Itch. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747943/all/itch. Accessed July 21, 2019.
Itch. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747943/all/itch
Itch [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/747943/all/itch.
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