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Asteatotic Eczema

definition

Eczema associated with a decrease in skin surface lipid and characterized by scaly, occasionally fissured patches of dermatitis overlying dry skin. The 'cracked' appearance of the skin may resemble cracked porcelain. Generally seen on the extremities, occasionally on the trunk, this disorder is much worse during wintertime and in older individuals and adolescents who bathe or shower too frequently.

synonyms

Asteatotic Eczema, Eczematid, Eczema Hiemalis, Eczéma Craquelé, Asteatotic Dermatitis, Xerotic Eczema

UMLS

Acquired xeroderma, Asteatosis, Asteatotic eczema, Chapped skin, Chapping of skin, Chapping skin, Desiccation eczema, Eczema craquele, Itch, winter, Pruritic, hiemalis, Pruritus hiemalis, Pruritus, hiemalis, SKIN CHAPPED, Winter eczema, Winter itch, Xerotic eczema

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