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in·ter·trig·i·nous

(in'tĕr-trij'i-nŭs),
Characterized by or related to intertrigo.
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INTERTRIGO OCCURRING IN ARMPIT

intertrigo

(in?ter-tri'go) [? + terere, to rub]
Skin chafing that occurs in or under folds of skin. The irritation and trapped moisture often result in secondary bacterial or fungal infection.
See: illustration; erythema intertrigointertriginous, adjective

intertriginous

apposing skin surfaces, e.g. interdigital skin
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It is therefore recommended for use in intertriginous or facial psoriasis.
Short-term topical December Foam treatment of mild to 2002 (clobetasol moderate plaque-type proprionate) psoriasis of non-scalp regions excluding the face and intertriginous areas Pegasys(R) Roche and Inhale Combination therapy December (peginterferon Therapeutics Inc.
The same technique is also beneficial in patients with acantholytic disorders aggravated by sweat and friction, such as the intertriginous erosive lesions of Hailey-Hailey disease or Darier disease, Dr.
Face and intertriginous areas are commonly affected in children, so many times we'll have individuals who present with scalp psoriasis, and then over a long period of time we start seeing more typical cutaneous plaques on the elbows, knees, and buttocks.
This important benefit, as well as the price, which will be lower than a number of currently available competitive products, makes DermAtop a particularly attractive choice for patients with chronic disease, such as atopic dermatitis or intertriginous psoriasis.
Patients exhibit large erythematous plaques in intertriginous or flexural areas.
The topical immunomodulators pimecrolimus and tacrolimus already are being used off-label by some physicians to treat psoriasis in facial and intertriginous areas.
NEW YORK -- Topical immunomodulators such as tacrolimus and pimecrolimus may not clear thick, scaly plaque psoriasis on the trunk and limbs, but for thin plaques on the face and intertriginous areas, they are excellent therapies, said Dr.