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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This can engender various adverse cutaneous effects, including xerosis, flaking, acne, and flare-ups of chronic skin conditions such as eczema and rosacea.
The common skin disorders prevalent in elderly are xerosis, pruritus, dermatoheliosis (photoageing), benign tumours like acrochordons, seborrheic keratosis, cherry angioma, infections like herpes zoster, dermatophytosis, cellulitis, etc.
In case of in vitro Gram positive antibacterial activity, significant activity was observed for MRSA, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis, and Corynebacterium xerosis.
20) Zinc deficiency can manifest in the skin as acne, eczema, xerosis (dry, scaly skin), seborrheic dermatitis (a scalp condition that causes scaly patches, red skin, and stubborn dandruff), alopecia (thin and sparse hair), and impaired wound healing.
Atopic dermatitis, xerosis, and pruritus are some of the common skin reactions to hard water.
xerosis, excoriations, erosions, and, in many cases, lichenification and dyspigmentation.
The typical findings include pruritus, erythema, papules/vesicles, xerosis, excoriations, erosions, and, in many cases, lichenification and dyspigmentation.
Objective: To determine the frequencies of nasal itching, epistaxis, dry/chapped lips and xerosis of skin among Pakistani peacekeepers exposed to the dry climate of Nyala, Sudan.
During the physical exam, generalized xerosis, multiple and confluent excoriations, papules, plaques and nodules were observed.
3321delA mutation was associated with various AD-associated phenotypes, most of which are related to dry skin phenotypes, including xerosis, ichthyosis vulgaris (IV), and palmar hyperlinearity.
Secondary skin changes such as lichenification, excoriations, eczema, xerosis, and infection often occur.