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Noun1.pachyderma - thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction
elephantiasis - hypertrophy of certain body parts (usually legs and scrotum); the end state of the disease filariasis
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n. paquidermia. V.: elephantiasis
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The diagnosis of PDP is based on the combination of digital clubbing, periostitis, and pachyderma with the absence of any secondary cause, including cardiopulmonary or endocrine diseases and malignancies.
Pachyderma, hyperhidrosis, and seborrhea are frequently encountered skin changes, while folliculitis is less commonly encountered [12].
As mineralization takes place, a cuff of new bone may be formed around the distal end of long bones.7 The most common involvement of skin is in the form of skin thickening or pachyderma.
Malmgren, "Relationship between late quaternary upwelling history and coiling properties of Neogloboquadrina pachyderma and Globigerina bulloides in the Arabian Sea," Journal of Foraminiferal Research, vol.
Conochitina flamma Laufeld, Plectochitina pachyderma Laufeld, Anthochitina primula Nestor, Ramochitina nestorae Grahn, Bursachitina nana (Nestor) and Ancyrochitina mullinsi Nestor appear in this biozone, although the occurrence of these species is rather sporadic.