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SRP. 2020; 11(12): 558-562

Prevalence, Risk Factors And Relationship Of Pruritus With Blood Lead Level In Chronic Kidney Disease On Maintenance Hemodialysis

Nafesa Mohammed Kamal1, Essam Eldin Mahmoud Lotfy, Hatem Elmaghawry Mohammed Elshiekh, Lamiaa Abd Elwahab Mohammed and Ahmed Maher Elsayed.


Background: one of the most nearly daily compromising symptoms in hemodialysis patients is skin itching. Blood lead level (BLLs) may have a risk factor that increase the intensity of hemodialysis pruritus.
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of pruritus and its relationship with blood lead level in renal patients maintained on hemodialysis.
Patients and Method: Cross -sectional Study carried on100 patients with End stage renal disease (ESRD) divided into Group I; low BLLs (

Key words: blood lead level, Hemodialysis, pruritus, Zagazig University, Egypt

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