xerosis


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xe·ro·sis

 (zĭ-rō′sĭs)
n. pl. xe·ro·ses (-sēz)
1. Abnormal dryness, especially of the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes.
2. The normal hardening of aging tissue.

xerosis

(zɪˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol abnormal dryness of bodily tissues, esp the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes
xerotic adj

xe•ro•sis

(zɪˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
abnormal dryness of the skin, eyeballs, or mucous membranes.
[1885–90; < Greek xēr(ós) dry]
xe•rot′ic (-ˈrɒt ɪk) adj.

xerosis

abnormal dryness, as of the eyes or skin. Also called xeransis. — xerotic, adj.
See also: Eyes
Translations

xe·ro·sis

n. xerosis, sequedad anormal presente en la piel, ojos y membranas mucosas.
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Also, he is noted to have diffuse, fine xerosis of the bilateral lower extremities.
Iatrogenic hormonal manipulation can have unintended consequences; facility treating unwanted hair, xerosis, and acne will lead to greater patient satisfaction.
The usual dermatological manifestations seen in HIV patients include pruritus, xerosis, ichthyosis, nodular prurigo, folliculitis, eosinophilic folliculitis, pruritic papular eruption, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, viral warts, mollusca, oral and vaginal candidosis, tinea (including onychomycosis), scabies, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and Kaposi's sarcoma.7 Drug reactions are also common in HIV positive patients.8
Owing to atopic dermatitis, diaper dermatitis, urticaria and dyshidrotic eczema, xerosis, and ichthyosis vulgaris, 5 (19.2%) cases were referred to the dermatology polyclinic.
After menopause, additional cutaneous changes have been observed such as xerosis; that is, dry and itchy skin.
The skin changes were supravenous hyperpigmentation [Figure 2], generalised pruritis, facial pigmentation, acneiform (Papulopustular) eruptions, xerosis, hyperpigmentation of palm and sole, and toxic epidermal necrolysis, acral erythema, hand-foot syndrome, extravasation, erythema nodosum and flagellate dermatitis.
Urea 40% is indicated for psoriasis, xerosis, onychomycosis, ichthyosis, eczema, keratosis, keratoderma, corns, and calluses.
(4a, 4b), Corynebacterium xerosis (5a), Corynebacterium kutsceri (6a), Streptococcus mitis (6b) and Staphylococcus saprophyticus (7c) showed higher yield in production medium with hexane.
The most common dermatologic disorder was folliculitis (18%) and the next common conditions were condyloma acuminatum (11.5%), seborrheic dermatitis (10.6%), xerosis cutis (9.7%) and dermatophyte infection (7.1%).
Researchers have found that coconut oil works well to combat xerosis, a common skin condition characterized by rough, dry, scaly, itchy skin.
The plant extracts were test for antimicrobial activity against eleven Gram positive bacteria (Bacillus subtilis, B.cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, S.saprophyticus, S.epidermidis, Enterococcus faecalis, Streptococcus pyogenes, Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci (VRE), Methicillin Resistant S.aureus (MRSA), Micrococcus luteus, Corynecacterium xerosis), 9 Gram negative bacteria (Salmonella typhi, Salmonella para typhi A, S.