infectious eczematoid dermatitis


infectious eczematoid dermatitis
infectious eczematous dermatitis a skin condition in which a primary lesion such as a boil, surgical wound, or draining ear or nose is the source of an infectious exudate that spreads by autoinoculation, tending to form circumscribed eczematous plaques that slowly enlarge, sometimes with vesicles or pustules.

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  • Dermatitis — Inflammation of the skin, either due to direct contact with an irritating substance, or to an allergic reaction. Symptoms of dermatitis include redness, itching, and in some cases blistering. There are two types of dermatitis: eczematous (eczema) …   Medical dictionary


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