Etymology: G.H. Fox, American dermatologist, 1846-1937; John A. Fordyce, American dermatologist, 1858-1925
an apocrine gland disorder that produces symptoms similar to those of miliaria. It is characterized by intensely itchy follicular papules in the axillae, umbilicus, areolae of the breast, and pubic area.
[George Henry Fox, U.S. dermatologist, 1846–1937]See: Fox-Fordyce disease