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Articles by Beth Haney, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP

Notalgia paresthetica: An underdiagnosed condition in primary care

Haney, Beth

The Nurse Practitioner. 46(9):40-46, September 2021.

Notalgia paresthetica is a perplexing diagnosis in the primary care setting. Chronic itching, paresthesia, or pain causes discomfort in patients who suffer with notalgia paresthetica and it is thought to be a common but underdiagnosed condition. Recognition of this dermatologic condition can lead to reassurance and relief for affected patients.