Neuropathic itch is a complex and debilitating condition which overlaps with pain

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The complexity of itch as a sensation can be easily illustrated by the likelihood that at some point while reading this article, you will begin to scratch an itch. During his plenary lecture at NeuPSIG 2019 Professor Martin Schmelz opened a window onto itch research and to the continuing controversy regarding its mechanisms. 

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