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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A strong association between invasive Fusarium infection and a superficial skin lesion, especially onychomycosis or intertrigo, has been demonstrated in recent studies.
The main daily activities comprised of: whole body washing, oral, skin, hair, nails hygiene, intertrigo prophylaxis, wound care, aseptic PEG dressing change, composing a nutrition plan, administration of fluids and feeding over PEG tube, blood sugar and fluid balance measurements (Table 1).

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