Hebra disease

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chronic prurigo

A papular prurigo or follicular eczema of adults that arises in a background of atopic dermatitis, which is associated with intense pruritus and lichenification.
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Hebra disease

(heb'ra) [Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra, Austrian dermatologist, 1816–1880]
Erythema mulitforme.
Impetigo herpetiformis.
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Ferdinand von, Austrian dermatologist, 1816-1880.
Hebra disease - an acute eruption of macules, papules, or subdermal vesicles presenting a multiform appearance. Synonym(s): erythema multiforme; familial nonhemolytic jaundice
Hebra prurigo - a severe form of chronic dermatitis with secondary infection. Synonym(s): prurigo agria; prurigo ferox
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