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(proo-rī′gō )

[L. prurigo, an itch]
A chronic skin disease of unknown etiology, marked by constantly recurring, discrete, pale, deep-seated, intensely itchy papules on extensor surfaces of limbs.
SYN: SEE: prurigo nodularis

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