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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The terminology for eruptive, symmetric, vesicular, and/or bullous dermatitis on palms and/or palmar aspects or sides of fingers includes the terms dyshidrotic eczema, dyshidrosis and pompholyx.
50 patients suspected and provisionally diagnosed as having dyshidrotic eczema and attending the dermatology OPD at DMCandH, Ludhiana were randomly selected for the study.
Dyshidrotic eczema is a chronic and relapsing vesicobullous skin disease of hand and feet that belongs to the spectrum of eczema.
"Dyshidrotic eczema is also called pompholyx, a term that derives from cheiropompholyx meaning 'hand and bubble' in Greek.