pseudochromhidrosis

pseudochromhidrosis

 [soo″do-krōm″hĭ-dro´sis]
discoloration of sweat caused by the action of pigment-producing bacteria.

pseu·do·chro·mi·dro·sis

, pseudochromhidrosis (sū'dō-krō'mi-drō'sis, -krōm-i-drō'sis),
The presence of pigment on the skin in association with sweating, but due to the local action of pigment-forming bacteria and not to the excretion of colored sweat.
[pseudo- + G. chrōma, color, + hidrōs, sweat]
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pubis -related pseudochromhidrosis of the axillary hairs was made.
pubis , 0.5% malathion lotion and 5% permethrin cream were recommended based on the new European guidelines.[sup][3] Such patients often have concomitant sexually transmitted disease, warranting screening for HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydial infection, herpes, warts, and trichomoniasis.[sup][1] Pseudochromhidrosis is characterized by altered skin pigmentation due to the presence of surface compounds, molecules, or chromogenic bacteria in the sweat.[sup][4] Pseudochromhidrosis occurs when eccrine sweat reacts with dyed clothing, paints, or chromogenic bacteria.[sup][5] P.
Unilateral chromhidrosis versus unilateral pseudochromhidrosis: An interesting phenomenon.