hand eczema

hand ec·ze·ma

eczema that predominantly and persistently affects the hands; of multiple causation, including allergic, industrial, irritant, dyshidrotic, bacterial, and atopic mechanisms; distinguished from chapped hands by the presenc of vesiculation or spongiosis.

hand eczema

A nonspecific term for any dermopathy that primarily affects the hands.
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After roughly 5 months, the active intervention group had statistically and clinically significant reductions in their Hand Eczema Severity Index score as well as significant improvements in their quality of life scores and self-evaluated disease severity.
Chronic hand eczema (CHE) affects about 7% of the population and has a severe social, occupational and psychological impact on sufferers.
announced that it has received FDA clearance on the company's new product NEOSALUS CREAM, a line extension to the previously launched NEOSALUS FOAM, the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory prescription topical foam product for the treatment of various types of dermatoses including atopic dermatitis and hand eczema.
He recommended starting treatment for hand dermatitis with a class I or II topical steroid, plus adjunctive therapy with MimyX cream applied at least three times daily, or adjunctive therapy with high-strength (30%-40%) urea foam or lotion for hyperkeratotic, "psoriasiform" hand eczema.
This 57-year-old man had been diagnosed with hyperkeratotic hand eczema 30 years previously.
Although the disease tends to improve with age, most patients still experience dry, sensitive skin and hand eczema.
announced today the launch of Neosalus, the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory prescription topical foam product for the treatment of various types of dermatoses including atopic dermatitis and hand eczema.
Efficacy and safety of oral alitretinoin (9-cis-retinoic acid) in patients with severe chronic hand eczema refractory to topical corticosteroids: results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial Ruzicka T, Lynde CW, Jemec GB et al.
Because of a rare cell deficiency, the 15-year-old girl's hands developed crippling contact dermatitis, also called hand eczema or dermatitis.
Severe hand eczema is a difficult disease to treat, and topical steroids, the current standard of care, cause troublesome side effects such as skin atrophy.
In order to confirm allergic hand eczema among those who had a background of accelerated disease in the hospital environment, or reported a past history of atopy or hand eczema themselves or among their family, a patch test was performed after gaining informed consent.
Types of Eczema ranged from hand eczema to full body eczema.