acrodermatitis

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Related to Hallopeau's acrodermatitis: pustulosis palmaris et plantaris, dermatitis repens, acrodermatitis perstans

acrodermatitis

 [ak″ro-der″mah-ti´tis]
inflammation of the skin of the limbs, especially the hands or feet.
chronic atropic acrodermatitis (acrodermatitis chro´nica atro´phicans)
1. chronic inflammation of the skin of the extremities, leading to atrophy.
2. a diffuse chronic skin disease usually confined to the limbs, seen mainly in women in Northern, Central, and Eastern Europe, and characterized initially by an erythematous, edematous, pruritic phase followed by sclerosis and atrophy. It is caused by infection with Borrelia burgdorferi. See also lyme disease.
acrodermatitis conti´nua (continuous acrodermatitis) chronic inflammation of the skin of the limbs, in some cases becoming generalized.
enteropathic acrodermatitis (acrodermatitis enteropa´thica) a hereditary disorder of infancy due to defective zinc uptake, characterized by dermatitis with vesicles and pustules, usually around the mouth or anus and on the head, elbows, knees, hands, and feet; there are also gastrointestinal disturbances such as diarrhea, as well as total alopecia.
acrodermatitis per´stans acrodermatitis continua.

ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis

(ak'rō-der-mă-tī'tis), Do not confuse this word with acarodermatitis.
Inflammation of the skin of the extremities.
[acro- + G. derma, skin, + -itis, inflammation]

acrodermatitis

/ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis/ (-der″mah-ti´tis) inflammation of the skin of the hands or feet.
acrodermatitis chro´nica atro´phicans  chronic inflammation of the skin, usually of limbs, leading to sclerosis and atrophy of the skin, caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi.
acrodermatitis conti´nua  a variant of pustular psoriasis, with chronic inflammation of limbs that in some cases becomes generalized.
acrodermatitis enteropa´thica  a hereditary disorder due to defective zinc uptake, with a vesiculopustulous dermatitis preferentially located around orifices and on the head, elbows, knees, hands, and feet, associated with gastrointestinal disturbances, chiefly manifested by diarrhea, and total alopecia.
Hallopeau's acrodermatitis  a. continua.
infantile acrodermatitis , papular acrodermatitis of childhood Gianotti-Crosti syndrome.
acrodermatitis per´stans  a. continua.

acrodermatitis

[-dur′mətī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, akron + derma, skin, itis, inflammation
inflammation of the skin of the hands and feet caused by a parasitic mite belonging to the order Acarina.

acrodermatitis

(1) A highly nonspecific term for a dermopathy which primarily affects the distal extremities. In working parlance, the term acral dermatitis is more likely to be used.
(2) Acrodermatitis enteropathica.

ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis

(ak'rō-dĕr-mă-tī'tis)
Inflammation of the skin of the extremities.
[acro- + G. derma, skin, + -itis, inflammation]

ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis

(ak'rō-dĕr-mă-tī'tis)
Inflammation of the skin of limbs.
[acro- + G. derma, skin, + -itis, inflammation]

acrodermatitis (ak´rōder´mətī´-tis),

n an eruption of the skin of the hands and feet caused by a parasitic mite, which is a member of the order Acarina.

acrodermatitis

inflammation of the skin of the extremities, particularly the paws or feet. See also acral lick dermatitis.

enteropathic acrodermatitis, acrodermatitis enteropathica
a hereditary disorder of humans associated with a defect of zinc uptake. Gastrointestinal disturbances accompany the dermatological signs. Inherited parakeratosis in calves (lethal trait 46) resembles this disorder.
lethal acrodermatitis
an inherited, autosomal recessive abnormality of zinc metabolism in Bull terriers. Clinical signs include stunted growth, severe hyperkeratosis of foot pads and pressure points, and secondary infections, particularly in the skin.