Xerosis


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Xerosis

 

dryness of the skin caused by a decrease in the secretion of cutaneous sebum. It is found as a symptom in pellagra, hypovitaminosis A, dehydration of the body, and certain dermatoses. Primary xerosis is found in ectodermal dysplasia, a congenital anomaly in which there occurs an underdevelopment or complete aplasia of the sebaceous-follicular apparatus. A mild form of ichthyosis is sometimes called xerosis.

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In our descriptive study, generalised pruritus was seen in 60 cases (30%), of which xerosis was associated with generalised pruritus in 44 cases (22%) associated with Diabetes Mellitus in 16 cases (8%), Anaemia in 4 cases (2%), Hypothyroidism in 4 (2%) cases, Alcoholic Liver Disease in 3 cases (1.
Caption: FIGURE Lichenification (A), Hypopigmentation (B), Perifollicular Accentuation (C), Palmar Hyperlinearity (D), Xerosis (E) Source: Photos courtesy of Lawrence F.
Therefore, the objective of this study was set to determine the frequencies of nasal itching, epistaxis, chapped lips and xerosis of skin among Pakistani peacekeepers exposed to the dry climate of Nyala, Sudan.
sup][4] This might be due to the high percentage of AD patients also having xerosis [approximately 90%, [Table 1] and the lower c.
Xerosis of skin may be a primary finding or secondary manifestation of chronic medical conditions such as hypothyroidism.
Xerosis is characterized by the inflammation of the skin when not enough moisture is present in its layers.
The treatment of AD includes avoidance of the allergen, the control of xerosis by using moisturizers, emollients, bathing therapies, anti-inflammatory medication such as topical corticotherapy or topical calcineurin inhibitors, and in case of a bacterial infection, antibiotic therapy.
The bacteria (Klebsiella pneumoniae 13883 Bacillus megaterium DSM 32 Pseudomonas aeroginosa 9027 Bacillus subtilis IMG 22 Enterobacter cloaca ATCC 13047 Escherichia coli ATCC 8739 Corynebocterium xerosis ATCC 373 Staphylococcus aureus 6538).
ly/1wDf1ue), the authors state that the disruption to the supply of vitamins and micronutrients caused by such surgeries could affect the optic nerve and visual system, leading to a range of ophthalmic complications, including night blindness, corneal xerosis, and corneal ulceration.
The normal skin barrier can be affected by many factors, leading to the symptoms of dry skin--also known as xerosis.
Dos meses despues el paciente presento urticaria, xerosis y eritema en zonas expuestas, consulto el servicio de dermatologia y se le prescribio tratamiento topico con una preparado magistral de corticoides y emolientes, no tuvo mejoramiento y fue remitido a medicina interna, se realizo estudio de eritrodermia y sindrome paraneoplasico, en esta etapa presento urticaria, prurito, edema de cara y pies, eritrodermia descamativa generalizada, alopecia, y queratodermia palmoplantar.
Otras manifestaciones oftalmologicas en MI pueden asociarse a desnutricion (xerosis conjuntival, manchas de Bitot, xerosis corneal, queratomalacia y endoftalmitis), anemia (retinopatia anemica, hemorragias retinianas y exudados algodonosos).