lichenoid eczema

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li·chen·oid ec·ze·ma

thickening of skin with accentuated skin lines in eczema.
Synonym(s): chronic eczema

lichenoid eczema

[lī′kənoid]
a chronic inflammatory cutaneous condition characterized by skin thickening and accentuated skin lesions.

li·chen·oid ec·ze·ma

(līkĕn-oyd eksĕ-mă)
Thickening of skin with accentuated skin lines in eczema. Also called chronic eczema.

lichenoid eczema

Eczema with thickening of the skin.
See also: eczema
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