M. R. Nuzulsari, Ariyati Yosi, Siti Syarifah, Ramona Dumasari Lubis
Background: Pruritus or itch is a sensation in the skin that provokes the desire to scratch. Pruritus is one of the most common skin complaints in the elderly. The world’s population is currently in the era of aging population. This change in demographic distribution creates growth challenges in the elderly with pruritus. Senile pruritus is described as chronic pruritus of unknown origin or cause in each elderly individual and has not been properly diagnosed.
M. R. Nuzulsari, Ariyati Yosi, Siti Syarifah, Ramona Dumasari Lubis (2020); Characteristics of Senile Pruritus Patients at Haji Adam Malik General Hospital Medan in 2016-2018; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP)
10(04) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.10.04.2020.p10080