xerodermia


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xer·o·der·ma

 (zîr′ō-dûr′mə) also xe·ro·der·mi·a (-mē-ə)
n.
Excessive or abnormal dryness of the skin, as in ichthyosis.
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Noun1.xerodermia - a mild form of ichthyosis characterized by abnormal dryness and roughness of the skin
ichthyosis - any of several congenital diseases in which the skin is dry and scaly like a fish
xeroderma pigmentosum - a rare genetic condition characterized by an eruption of exposed skin occurring in childhood and photosensitivity with severe sunburn; inherited as a recessive autosomal trait in which DNA repair processes are defective so they are more likely to chromosome breaks and cancers when exposed to ultraviolet light
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xe·ro·der·ma

, xerodermia
n. xeroderma, piel excesivamente seca.
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The function of antitumor, reducing blood glucose, antioxidation, curing the diseases caused by VA deficiency, like nyctalopia, xerodermia, and keratomalacia, and preventing the infection of respiratory and digestive tract have come forward by modern medicine [18,21-23].
Patologia Tratamiento Dermatitis Se basa en la proteccion de la barrera de origen cutanea, mejorando el suministro de AGE bacteriano y Zn, alimentos de alta digestibilidad y cuando asi se requiera alimentos hipoalergenicos Seborreas Dietas ricas en AGE, vitaminas A y E, Zinc secundarias y algunos oligoelementos, los retinoides a afecciones son importantes en los transtornos de la piel y queratoseborreicos e ictiosis transtornos queratoseborreicos Xerodermia, pelo Se basa en el suministro de AGE [omega]-6 y pobre y opaco [omega]-3 y Zn en un adecuado balance; combinados disminuyen la descamacion y dan brillo al manto.
En la revision por sistemas manifiesta xerodermia, xeroftalmia y artralgias distales en las cuatro extremidades de caracteristicas inflamatorias.