dyshidrosis


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dyshidrosis

 [dis-hĭ-dro´sis]
1. any disorder of the eccrine sweat glands.
2. former name for pompholyx.

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]

dyshidrosis

/dys·hi·dro·sis/ (dis″hĭ-dro´sis)
2. any disorder of eccrine sweat glands.

dyshidrosis

[dishīdrō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, dys, difficult + hidros, sweat
any disorder of the eccrine sweat glands. Also spelled dyshydrosis.

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]

dyshidrosis

Any anomaly of sweat production or release.

dyshidrosis

any disorder of the eccrine sweat glands.
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Dyshidrosis can be also occur with eczema (atopic dermatitis) and may be made worse if the child also has contact dermatitis.
The blisters of dyshidrosis are easily confused with fungal infections of the hands and feet.