acrodermatitis
Inflammation of the skin of the extremities. [acro- + G. derma, skin, + -itis, inflammation]
- a. chronica atrophicans a gradually progressive late skin manifestation of Lyme disease, appearing first on the feet, hands, elbows or knees, and composed of indurated, erythematous plaques that become atrophic, giving a tissue-paper appearance of the involved sites.
- a. continua SYN: pustulosis palmaris et plantaris.
- a. enteropathica [MIM*201100] a progressive hereditary defect of zinc metabolism in young children (onset 3 weeks to 18 months), often manifests first as a blistering, oozing, and crusting eruption on an extremity or around one of the orifices of the body, followed by loss of hair and diarrhea or other gastrointestinal disturbances; relieved by lifelong oral zinc supplementation; autosomal recessive trait.
- papular a. of childhood SYN: Gianotti-Crosti syndrome.
- a. perstans SYN: pustulosis palmaris et plantaris.

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ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis .ak-rō-.dər-mə-'tīt-əs n inflammation of the skin of the extremities

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ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis (ak″ro-dur″mə-tiґtis) [acro- + dermatitis] inflammation involving the skin of the extremities, especially the hands and feet.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Acrodermatitis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|686.8 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D000169 Acrodermatitis is a form of dermatitis applying specifically to the extremities. cite… …   Wikipedia

  • Acrodermatitis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 L90.4 Akrodermatitis chronica atrophicans …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • acrodermatitis — n. inflammation of the skin of the extremities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acrodermatitis — ac·ro·der·ma·ti·tis …   English syllables

  • acrodermatitis — n. inflammation of the skin of the feet or hands. A diffuse chronic variety produces swelling and reddening of the affected areas, followed by atrophy. It is a manifestation of Lyme disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • acrodermatitis — |akrōˌdərmə|tīd.ə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from acr + dermatitis : inflammation of the skin of the extremities …   Useful english dictionary

  • acrodermatitis enteropática — f. fisiol. Enfermedad hereditaria autosómica y recesiva que provoca diarrea crónica, alopecia difusa, alteraciones de las uñas y lesiones cutáneas en rodillas y tobillos, debido a una deficiencia grave de cinc. Sin un tratamiento adecuado,… …   Diccionario médico

  • acrodermatitis crónica — f. dermat. Inflamación de la piel de las extremidades que con el tiempo produce una atrofia más o menos general y esclerosis. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

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