pompholyx


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pompholyx

(ˈpɒmfəlɪks)
n
1. (Medicine) med a type of eczema
2. (Chemistry) chem a form of zinc oxide
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Another study from Hajj medical mission Pakistan in 2009 showed that discoid eczema was the most frequent skin diagnosis followed by pompholyx, asteatotic eczema and atopic eczema15.
Pompholyx eczema, which causes an itchy, bubble-like rash on the hands and sometimes feet that worsens in hot weather.
macracanthus Plmac npk (Daday, 1905) Ploesoma truncatum Ptrun pk (Levander, 1894) Polyarthra dolichoptera Pdoli pk (Idelson, 1925) Polyarthra remata Prem npk (Skorikov, 1896) Polyarthra vulgaris Pvul pk (Carlin, 1943) Pompholyx complanata Pcom npk Gosse, 1851 Ptygura sp.
Pompholyx is a blistering type of eczema, usually restricted to the hands and feet.
Endogenous variety includes atopic seborrheic discoid pompholyx and hand eczema.
Pompholyx and eczematous reactions associated with intravenous immunoglobulin therapy.
Allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) was the most common type seen in 25 cases (50%), followed by 11 cases of lichen simplex chronicus (22%), stasis eczema--5 cases (10%), discoid eczema 4 cases (8%), prurigo nodularis--3 cases (6%), one case each of atopic dermatitis and pompholyx.
Ide eruption was observed in only 12 (6%) patients; 6 (50%) had pompholyx and 6 (50%) had urticarial type (Table).
x x Polyarthra vulgaris Carlin PolVul xx xx x x x Polyarthra major Burckhardt PolMaj x x x Polyarthra remata Skorikov x x Pompholyx sulcata Hudson PomSul x x x x x Synchaeta sp.
It sounds like pompholyx, a variant on eczema that commonly affects the hands and feet.