dyshidrosis

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dyshidrosis

[¦dis·hī′drō·səs]
(medicine)
Any disturbance in sweat production or excretion.
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Your husband's symptoms are most commonly associated with a type of eczema called dyshidrotic eczema that results from lack of moisture in the skin caused by seasonal changes to cold, dry temperature, frequent skin washing, and indoor heating which decreases skin moisture.
Eighty-three percent of affected patients showed at least 50% improvement, compared with 69% with atopic hand eczema and 40% with dyshidrotic eczema.
6) The alternative name is palm dyshidrotic eczema, (pompholyx) reflecting a supposed connection with sweat gland activity.