autoeczematization


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autoeczematization

 [aw″to-ek-zem″ah-tĭ-za´shun]
the spread, at first locally and later more generally, of lesions from an originally circumscribed focus of eczema.

autoeczematization

A near-extinct term for dissemination of an eczematous process.
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Most patients had erythema, burning, desquamation, and/or pruritus; nine patients developed autoeczematization and had to stop treatment.
Paller noted one patient who developed a severe local reaction as well as autoeczematization, requiring treatment with oral prednisone--a potential complication that parents need to be warned about.