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Itch is a common dermatologic complaint in people over the age of 65 years. Chronic pruritus is considered to be a common health problem in the elderly population, and negatively impacts the quality of life in the affected individuals. Senile pruritus can be a result of multiple conditions, including aging process (xerosis, immunologic changes), cutaneous conditions (seborrheic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, psoriasis, scabies), systemic conditions (chronic kidney disease, thyroid disfunctiondoi:10.36219/bpi.2020.2.10 fatcat:jhe7wro7uradrgilcveel3mjsa