- Damage to certain parts of the brain can cause persistent pruritus.
- Post-stroke pruritus is typical, but CNS-related itch has been reported after multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, and brain abscess.
Intriguing case where a CVA caused left-sided hemiparesis and excoriations on the left side of the body only. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2015;81:186-8
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