J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 44:19-22 doi:10.1136/jnnp.44.1.19
  • Research Article

Paroxysmal itching in multiple sclerosis: a report of three cases.


Paroxysmal itching is described in three Japanese women with multiple sclerosis and previously reported cases are discussed. This paroxysmal symptom is rare, but may be the first and only symptom at the onset of multiple sclerosis.