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xerosis

 [ze-ro´sis]
abnormal dryness, as of the eye (xerophthalmia), skin (xeroderma), or mouth (xerostomia).
xerosis generalisa´ta dryness of the skin, with pruritus and branny scaling, seen in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

xe·ro·sis

(zē-rō'sis),
Pathologic dryness of the skin (xeroderma), the conjunctiva (xerophthalmia), or mucous membranes.
[xero- + G. -osis, condition]

xerosis

/xe·ro·sis/ (ze-ro´sis) abnormal dryness, as of the eye, skin, or mouth.xerot´ic
xerosis generalisa´ta  dryness of the skin, with pruritus and branny scaling, seen in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

xerosis

(zĭ-rō′sĭs)
n. pl. xero·ses (-sēz)
1. Abnormal dryness, especially of the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes.
2. The normal hardening of aging tissue.

xerosis

See dry skin.

xe·ro·sis

(zēr-ō'sis)
Pathologic dryness of the skin (xeroderma), the conjunctiva (xerophthalmia), or mucous membranes.
[xero- + G. -osis, condition]
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CONJUNCTIVAL XEROSIS: SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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XEROSIS

xerosis

(zĕ-rō′sĭs) [ xero- + -sis]
Abnormal dryness of the skin, mucous membranes, or conjunctiva.
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xerosis

Dryness, especially of the eyes, mouth, vagina or skin.

xerophthalmia 

Extreme dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea due to a failure of the secretory activity of the mucin-secreting goblet cells of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva and cornea lose their lustre and become skin-like in appearance. The condition may even propagate to the cornea and give rise to keratoconjunctivitis sicca and, if severe, keratomalacia. Xerophthalmia may be due to trauma, exposure or systemic deficiency of vitamin A, etc. Syn. xeroma; xerosis of the conjunctiva (if the cornea is not involved). See keratoconjunctivitis sicca; keratomalacia; mucin; Bitot's spot.

xerosis

abnormal dryness, as of the eye (xerophthalmia), skin (xeroderma) or mouth (xerostomia).
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Generalised pruritus was most commonly associated with xerosis.
Furthermore we compared these symptoms between the two age groups to test the hypothesis that there is no difference of frequencies of these four symptoms (nasal itching, epistaxis, dry/chapped lips and xerosis of skin) between subjects of more than 40 years and of equal or 40 years (n=44)###11 (25%)###0.
sup][5] derived a global IV clinical severity score (0–15) by scoring each of five IV clinical signs (diffuse xerosis, hyperlinearity of palms, scales on legs, scalp desquamation, and keratosis pilaris) from 0 to 3 points and genotyping two common FLG null mutations (R501X and 2282del4) for 110 Caucasian patients.
However, healing dry skin with the use of a moisturizing body lotion with petroleum jelly is still the best solution for xerosis.
During the clinical examination we encountered a generalized cutaneous xerosis associated with intense itching papular erythematous eruption of the teguments in the facial and cervical area (Figure 1), the trunk, more pronounced in the flexion folds (inguinal region) (Figure 2), extension surfaces, and a cradle cap (retention of hyperkeratosis) on the vertex of the scalp (Figure 3).
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Skin diseases are a prime example of xerosis as many exhibit dryness as part of their symptoms.
Whether you have psoriasis, eczema or severe dry skin called as xerosis, you need to return on any moisture the dry air takes away.
Ademas de la xerosis en piel y mucosas puede haber afectacion de unas (anoniquia), pelo, dientes, retraso del crecimiento, anemia, neumonia, infecciones, tumores etc.
The study involved 60 patients (120 eyes) with myopia and compound myopic astigmatism without syndromic xerosis who used the SCL for the first time, who have been screened in the outpatient department of the 2nd clinic of TMA from 2011 to 2013.
Water is vital for the normal functioning of the skin and its cells; an absence or shortage of water leads to a dry flaky and scaly appearance, or even xerosis (2).
6) El test de Schirmer y el test de Rosa de Bengala son los usados para la valoracion de la xerosis ocular.