dermatitis verrucosa

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

dermatitis verrucosa

A chronic fungal infection of the skin characterized by the formation of wartlike nodules. These may enlarge and form papillomatous structures that sometimes ulcerate.


This condition may be due to one of several fungi, including Hormodendrum pedrosoi or Phialophora verrucosa.

See also: dermatitis