dyshidrosis


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dyshidrosis

 [dis-hĭ-dro´sis]
1. any disorder of the eccrine sweat glands.
2. former name for pompholyx.

dys·hi·dro·sis

(dis-i-drō'sis),
A vesicular or vesicopustular eruption, of unknown cause, chiefly involving the volar surfaces of the hands and feet; self-limited but may be recurrent.
[dys- + G. hidrōs, sweat]

dys·hi·dro·sis

, dysidrosis (dis'hi-drō'sis, dis'i-)
A vesicular or vesicopustular eruption of multiple causes that occurs primarily on the volar surfaces of the hands and feet; the lesions spread peripherally but have a tendency to central clearing.
Synonym(s): cheiropompholyx.
[dys- + G. hidrōs, sweat]

dyshidrosis

Any anomaly of sweat production or release.
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Simultaneous dyshidrosis in monozygotic twins during their separation.
Clinical patterns Number of cases (%) Tinea unguium 325 (100) DLSO 209 (64.3) PSO 23 (7.07) SWO 42 (12.9) TDO 51 (15.6) Tinea pedis 78 (100) Plantar hyperkeratosis 44 (62.8) Plantar dyshidrosis 26 (37.1) Interdigital 23 (29.4) DLSO, distal lateral subungual onychomycosis; PSO, proximal subungual onychomycosis; SWO, superficial white onychomycosis; TDO, total dys- trophic onychomycosis.
He admitted to washing his hands 10 to 15 times a day, and was previously given a diagnosis of dyshidrosis secondary to excessive hand washing.
diabetes mellitus, erythrasma, eczema, psoriasis, corns, atopic dermatitis and dyshidrosis were excluded.
Dyshidrosis eczema is characterised by tiny blisters that break out in crops on the fingers, palms and feet.