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, epidermatic (ep'i-dĕr'măl, -der-mat'ik),
Relating to the epidermis.
Synonym(s): epidermic
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, epidermatic (ep'i-dĕr'măl, -mat'ik)
Relating to the epidermis.
Synonym(s): epidermic.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Referring to the thin outermost layer of the skin, itself made up of several layers, that covers and protects the underlying dermis (skin).
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(2.) Wolff AC, Hammond MEH, Hicks DG, et al: Recommendations for human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 testing in breast cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists clinical practice guideline update.
Toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus (ILVEN) is a variant of linear EN that has associated chronic and intermittent erythema, scale, and pruritus.
After informed consent, we enrolled 100 patients of melasma fulfilling the inclusion criteria, which included females suffering from any type of melasma (epidermal, dermal or mixed) with age range between 16 to 50 years.
(6) There has been interest in brief high-dose steroid therapy early during the disease course before significant epidermal loss.
Human epidermal keratinocytes were isolated from foreskin biopsies of 2- to 5-year-old donors with approval of the local ethics committee (approval number IGBZSF-2012-078) after confirmed consent of their guardians.
Having sent to histopathological evaluation, cystic mass was reported as epidermal cysts (Figure 4a, b, c).
"If you believe the literature, you can actually forget epidermal sutures.
The murine epidermis also contains unique dendritic epidermal T cells, a type of [gamma][DELTA]T cells.
Of these 3 cases treated with both SCS and IVIG, 1 case with severe epidermal detachment (>90% BSA) received IVIG lmg/kg/day for 3 days and SCS at the dose equivalent to prednisolone 4 mg/kg/day but the degree of skin detachment still progressed so additional IVIG 2mg/kg/day for 2 days was prescribed.