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dyshidrosis

Pronunciation: dis-i-dro'sis

Definition: A vesicular or vesicopustular eruption, of unknown cause, chiefly involving the volar surfaces of the hands and feet; self-limited but may be recurrent.

Synonym(s): cheiropompholyx, chiropompholyx, dyshidria, dyshidrotic eczema, pompholyx

[dys- + G. hidros, sweat]

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