xerosis


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xe·ro·sis

 (zĭ-rō′sĭs)
n. pl. xe·ro·ses (-sēz)
1. Abnormal dryness, especially of the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes.
2. The normal hardening of aging tissue.

xerosis

(zɪˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormal dryness of bodily tissues, esp the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes
xerotic adj

xe•ro•sis

(zɪˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
abnormal dryness of the skin, eyeballs, or mucous membranes.
[1885–90; < Greek xēr(ós) dry]
xe•rot′ic (-ˈrɒt ɪk) adj.

xerosis

abnormal dryness, as of the eyes or skin. Also called xeransis. — xerotic, adj.
See also: Eyes
Translations

xe·ro·sis

n. xerosis, sequedad anormal presente en la piel, ojos y membranas mucosas.
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Engelke M, Jensen JM, Ekanayake-Mudiyanselage S, Proksch E (1997) Effects of xerosis and ageing on epidermal proliferation and differentiation.
ly/1wDf1ue), the authors state that the disruption to the supply of vitamins and micronutrients caused by such surgeries could affect the optic nerve and visual system, leading to a range of ophthalmic complications, including night blindness, corneal xerosis, and corneal ulceration.
2006), which is characterized by xerosis, scaling, and keratosis pilaris as well as palmar and plantar hyperlinearity.
Whether you have psoriasis, eczema or severe dry skin called as xerosis, you need to return on any moisture the dry air takes away.
Water is vital for the normal functioning of the skin and its cells; an absence or shortage of water leads to a dry flaky and scaly appearance, or even xerosis (2).
Although xerosis is not consistently correlated with pruritus in scientific literature (Manenti, Tansinda, & Vaglio, 2009), there is evidence that roughly 50% of dialysis patients with pruritus report dry skin and perceive it to be exacerbating the itchy sensation (Zucker et al.
The most common skin changes were xerosis (98%), nail changes (93%), melanocytic nevus (78%), seborrheic keratosis (54%), pigmentation changes (51%), uremic pruritus (49%), tinea pedis (34%), actinic keratosis (23%), skin tags (16%), onychomycosis (17%), lentigo (16%), and cherry angioma (11%).
6) Case reports of dermal effects from topical BA exposure include xerosis, hyperkeratosis, Assuring and oncholysis in a carpenter who often used paints and glues containing BA and a mechanic whose hands were unprotected.
Initial worsening of acne; xerosis and cheilitis; retinoid dermatitis; epistaxis; staphylococcal infections of the skin, often of the nail folds, to cause paronychia; (13) pyogenic granulomas of the nail folds are often seen on the toes; (17) hypertrophic scarring and keloids--dermabrasion should be delayed after isotretinoin because severe hypertrophic scarring may result; (18,19) hypertrophic scarring has been reported when isotretinoin was administered 2 months after dermabrasion (20) and also spontaneously, without prior surgery, on isotretinoin therapy.
population has this genetically determined intolerance to gluten, and 74% of people with celiac disease will have cutaneous manifestations--most commonly xerosis, which often causes pruritus.
In a phase Ill randomized trial using sunitinib in patients with mRCC, cutaneous side effects were common, including rash, xerosis, hair and skin pigmentations as well as hand-foot skin reaction (HFSR).
It may be depression, it may be chronic fatigue, it may be xerosis, it may be back pain, it may be constipation; but it is not hypothyroidism.