cheiropompholyx


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Related to cheiropompholyx: dyshidrotic eczema

pompholyx

 [pom´fo-liks]
an intensely pruritic skin eruption on the sides of the digits or on the palms and soles, consisting of small, discrete, round vesicles, accompanied by pruritus, a burning sensation, and excessive sweating. It is a self-limited condition usually lasting a few weeks.

dys·hi·dro·sis

(dis-i-drō'sis),
A vesicular or vesicopustular eruption, of unknown cause, chiefly involving the volar surfaces of the hands and feet; self-limited but may be recurrent.
[dys- + G. hidrōs, sweat]

cheiropompholyx

/chei·ro·pom·pho·lyx/ (ki″ro-pom´fah-liks) pompholyx.

dys·hi·dro·sis

, dysidrosis (dis'hi-drō'sis, dis'i-)
A vesicular or vesicopustular eruption of multiple causes that occurs primarily on the volar surfaces of the hands and feet; the lesions spread peripherally but have a tendency to central clearing.
Synonym(s): cheiropompholyx.
[dys- + G. hidrōs, sweat]

cheiropompholyx

A kind of ECZEMA affecting the palms of the hands in which tiny blisters (vesicles) form. A similar condition of the feet is called podopompholyx.
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