Sleep disturbance in patients with lichen simplex chronicus and its relationship to nocturnal scratching: A case control study


KOCA R., ALTIN R., Konuk N. , ALTINYAZAR H. C. , KART L.

SOUTHERN MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.99, ss.482-485, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background: Lichen simplex chronicus (LSC) is a common pruritic disorder resulting from repeated rubbing and scratching. Nighttime pruritus is a common feature in LSC and may disrupt the sleep pattern. The aim of this study is to determine whether there are sleep abnormalities in patients with LSC.