intertrigo

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intertrigo

(ˌɪntəˈtraɪɡəʊ)
n
(Medicine) chafing between two moist closely opposed skin surfaces, as under the breasts or at the armpit
[C18: from inter- + -trigo, from Latin terere to rub]
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intertrigo

- Inflammation caused by the rubbing of one area of skin on another.
See also related terms for inflammation.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intertrigo - chafing between two skin surfaces that are in contact (as in the armpit or under the breasts or between the thighs)
chafing - soreness or irritation of the skin caused by friction
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Translations

in·ter·tri·go

n. intértrigo, dermatitis irritante que ocurre entre o debajo de los pliegues de la piel.
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These occur on the trunk and intertriginous skin of extremeties, mostly in diapered regions of children younger than 2 years of age.
They commonly occur on the face, trunk, buttocks, and intertriginous areas.
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Topical treatment of intertriginous candidal infection.
It is characterized by normolipemic disseminated xanthomatosis that tends to localize on the face, trunk, flexural and intertriginous surfaces, is often associated with diabetes insipidus, and appears to run a chronic benign course.1 The disease predominantly affects male children and young adults.
It mainly affects the intertriginous skin areas of the axillary, groin, perianal, perineal, and inframammary regions, although it can occur in any skin area that contains FPSUs (1,2).
A 38-YEAR-OLD MAN sought care in the emergency department for an acute, pruritic, generalized cutaneous eruption that manifested in the intertriginous areas of the inner thighs, antecubital fossae, and axilla (FIGURE 1A).
It is manifested by nodules, pustules, sinus tracts, and scars, usually in intertriginous areas.
The lesions often occur in sun-exposed and intertriginous areas and may involve mucous membranes.
Therefore, it is recommended to use lower potency preparations in areas with higher absorption such as the face, mucosal membranes, genitals, and intertriginous areas, preserving the higher potency preparations for thick hyperkeratotic areas such as the palms and soles [4].
HS mainly affects the intertriginous skin areas of the axillary, groin, perianal, perineal, genital, and inframammary skin, as well as other areas of the skin which contains FPSUs.
The typical presentations are deep red irregularly or polycyclic mammillated plaques with macerated epithelial collarette border on intertriginous area, evolving into vegetative plaques [1].