Prurigo nodularis is an almost unexplored disease that always occurs in conjunction with persistent itching (technical term: pruritus). The constant and permanent scratching on initially unchanged skin initially inhibits the itching, but damages the skin in the long term and leads to skin changes in some patients.
Here you will find the current German-language guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease and the international guideline on chronic prurigo and prurigo nodularis:
You can find the latest news about the network for chronic prurigo on Facebook and Instagram.
We inform you about current studies, new findings, and therapeutic approaches to this disease.
Here you will find the update on the treatment of chronic prurigo:
The League was founded in September 2014 and has since initiated new studies and presented current knowledge of prurigo at various international conferences.
The dedicated initiators of the League are Prof. Dr. Sonja Ständer, dermatologist,
Prof. Dr. Matthias Augustin, health economist and dermatologist, and Dr. Hartmut Ständer, dermatologist in private practice.