chronic spongiotic dermatitis

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chronic spongiotic dermatitis

A chronic dermopathy in which spongiosis is attenuated and the histologic picture is dominated by hyperkeratosis and acanthosis (lichen simplex chronica) in response to irritation and scratching.
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