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63-Year-Old Female with a Persistent Itchy Patch on the Shoulder Blade

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A 63-year-old female presented with a persistent itchy patch on the right shoulder blade for over 10 years duration. She denied ever having a rash in the area, including herpes zoster. She stated that the itch comes and goes and when she has her husband evaluates the site, there is never a rash. However, she has noticed a slight brown discoloration develop in the area gradually over time. Of note, she stated that this seems to start after she was in a car accident and experienced significant whiplash. She has only tried over the counter emollients with no improvement.

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Hyman, D.A., Cusick, A., Trotter, S.C. (2021). 63-Year-Old Female with a Persistent Itchy Patch on the Shoulder Blade. In: Trotter, S.C., Cusick, A. (eds) Clinical Cases in Pruritus. Clinical Cases in Dermatology. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-66274-5_7

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