exfoliative dermatitis


exfoliative dermatitis

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a scaly erythematous dermatitis over wide areas of the skin, sometimes with loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of palms and soles, pruritus, or other severe, debilitating physiological effects. It may be a secondary or reactive process accompanying an underlying cutaneous disorder such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, scabies, or lichen planus; or it may be a primary or idiopathic disorder. Called also erythroderma, generalized exfoliative d., and pityriasis rubra.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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