lichenoid eczema

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li·chen·oid ec·ze·ma

thickening of skin with accentuated skin lines in eczema.
Synonym(s): chronic eczema

lichenoid eczema

[lī′kənoid]
a chronic inflammatory cutaneous condition characterized by skin thickening and accentuated skin lesions.

li·chen·oid ec·ze·ma

(līkĕn-oyd eksĕ-mă)
Thickening of skin with accentuated skin lines in eczema. Also called chronic eczema.

lichenoid eczema

Eczema with thickening of the skin.
See also: eczema
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DIAGNOSED AS A BABY WITH CHRONIC ECZEMA JADE WILLIAMSON SPENT HER DAYS COVERED IN BANDAGES TO PROTECT HER SKIN.
Topical corticosteroids are the treatment of choice for the ill-defined, flaming red rash and thickened hyper and hypopigmented skin that characterize this chronic eczema of the vulva, although a biopsy may be helpful if the condition persists, said Dr.
Due to his history of chronic eczema and what the parents believed was a milk intolerance, once he was weaned from the breast he was started on "rice milk.
Two of my children have chronic eczema and need to be wrapped and wiped several times a day.
Radhika Jaspal,crrt born with chronic eczema, presented the Queen with a bunch of golden tulips she had saved up to buy.
Generally, current treatments for chronic eczema are a reimbursable medical expense by private insurers and government health programs.
Chronic eczema was seen in 15 patients (5%) and subacute eczema was seen in 15 patients (5%).
Chronic eczema was the commonest diagnosis in 29% of patients, followed by melasma in 11%.
Another infant died from malnutrition and septic shock after being treated with homeopathic medicines and unspecified "dietary restriction" for chronic eczema.
Another death involved a 10-month-old infant who had septic shock following treatment with homeopathic medicines and dietary restriction for chronic eczema.
Conditions that can mimic acanthosis nigricans include postinflammatory hyperpigmentation; chronic eczema (especially in children with darker skin and secondary hyperpigmentation or lichenification); and confluent and reticulated papillomatosis of Gougerot and Carteaud (the plaques in this condition are very similar to acanthosis nigricans, but are more reticulated and located on the chest and back).

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