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]

intertrigo

- Inflammation caused by the rubbing of one area of skin on another.
See also related terms for inflammation.
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
Translations

in·ter·tri·go

n. intértrigo, dermatitis irritante que ocurre entre o debajo de los pliegues de la piel.
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Intertrigo is the clinical condition resulting from cutaneous inflammatory process due to opposing skin surfaces., Axillae, inframammary folds and groin are the most common sites affected.
Due to its similar appearance to fungal or bacterial intertrigo, inverse psoriasis is often misdiagnosed, and so clinical diagnosis is often confirmed with skin biopsy of the affected area (15, 16).
The posture, asymmetry, obesity, localization, and size of lymphedema, skin changes (skin color, ulcer (Figure 5), papillomas (Figure 6), skin fold (Figure 2), hyperemia, intertrigo), and atrophy of muscles must be noted.
Lip-fold pyoderma is a form of skin-fold pyoderma (intertrigo complex) and, guess what--it stinks!
Among the fungal infections 41 (23.5%) patients had superficial dermatophytic infections including tinea corporis, tinea cruris, tinea pedis and tinea faciei, 32 (18.3%) patients had onychomycosis of finger-or toenails and 15 (8.6%) patients had intertrigo and 4 (2.2%) patients had candidiasis.
Other, less frequent, infectious diagnoses included acute paronychia, impetigo, gangrene, meningococcemia, Toxoplasmosis Other Rubella Cytomegalovirus and Herpes infection (TORCH), eczema herpeticum, molluscum contagiosum, varicella zoster, verruca vulgaris, condyloma acuminatum, cutaneous larva migrans, candidiasis, tinea versicolor, intertrigo, and tinea corporis.
Tina was suffering from intertrigo, a condition that many women with large or sagging breasts have; yet it is rarely spoken about.'
Experimental group consisted of female patients between the ages of 25 and 55 years with the following characteristics: have sex regularly, a total breast volume above 1000 cc according to the Grossman-Roudner device, a distance between sternal notch and nipple that measured 27 cm or more and a report of physical complaints (i.e., neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and intertrigo) related to macromastia.
Dermatology opinion was taken for his skin lesions and opined as intertrigo over neck and hands, with candidiasis over groin and managed with antifungals along with supportive care.

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