Rahul S. Rishi, D.O., is Chief Physician Fellow of the Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Fellowship Program at the NOVA Southeastern University-Larkin Hospital.
Dr. Rishi has published an important article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology. The article’s title is Prurigo nodularis and Hashimoto thyroiditis.
Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a chronic skin condition that presents with diffuse multiple pruritic nodules. The condition is a clinical diagnosis that may be supported through histologic identification. There are no confirmatory findings, but many reports include hyperkeratosis or parakeratosis with diminished nerve fiber density. You can find this publication at http://www.annallergy.org/article/S1081-1206%2814%2900696-6/abstract.