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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Fabbrocini et al reported an incidence of 41.7% of xerosis in his study.
(Fig 2) Based on emulsification capacity assay, Corynebacterium xerosis (5a) and Bacillus pantothenticus (6c) showed higher emulsification indices of 10.811 with hexane and 27.027 with kerosene respectively when compared to 5.405 with hexane and 10.811 with kerosene given by the SDS control.
The classification of cutaneous disorders most frequently observed in HIV-infected patients [21, 22] Primary cutaneous Secondary cutaneous disorders disorders Herpes simplex virus infections Varicella zoster virus infections Human papilloma virus infections Molluscum contagiosum infections Staphylococcus aureus infections Seborrheic dermatitis Mycobacterial cutaneous infection Xerosis cutis Bacillary angiomatosis Atopic dermatitis Pseudomonas aeruginosa cutaneous infection Eosinophilic folliculitis Oral candidiasis Psoriasis Proximal subungual onychomycosis Pruritus Crusted scabies Cutaneous drug reactions Cutaneous histoplasmosis Cutaneous cryptococcosis Kaposi's sarcoma T cell lymphoma Basal cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma Table 2.
Hard water and geography should be considered a possible factor when assessing patients with recalcitrant eczema, pruritus, or xerosis that cannot otherwise be reversed.
In addition, certain features of AD, such as xerosis, may have a different appearance in skin of color.
Keywords: Dry climate, Epistaxis, Lip chapping, Xerosis.
The following four dry skin phenotypes, including xerosis, IV, palmar hyperlinearity, and keratosis pilaris, were scored as 0 (not present) or 1 (present).
The differential diagnosis for NP includes atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, drug eruptions, herpes zoster, idiopathic pruritus and systemic disease (such as renal, cholestatic, or hematologic pruritus, or pruritus associated with malignancy), tinea corporis, tinea versicolor, and xerosis.
"Transgender women taking estrogens experience rapid and prolonged low sebum production, resulting in xerosis and asteatotic eczema," he said.
Further, the prevalence of some dermatologic conditions increase with aging, ranging from relatively benign xerosis to potentially lethal skin cancers.
The intense heat and heightened storm activity associated with El NiNo may put Filipinos at a higher risk for various skin concerns such as skin dryness, which if left untreated may eventually lead to a skin conditioned called, xerosis.
Ageing skin loses collagen and density, leading to xerosis, pruritus, and easy tearing.