Notalgia Paresthetica Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 20, 2020
  • Author: Ally N Alai, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered with notalgia paresthetica (NP) include neurodermatitis, other primary pruritus, atypical brachioradial pruritus (BRP), and other localized pruritus syndromes. In particular, consideration must be given to cervical and lumbar spine disease. Additional radiographic studies may be warranted to further assess possible underlying cervical spine disease.

Differential Diagnoses