excoriation


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excoriation

[ek‚skȯr·ē′ā·shən]
(medicine)
Abrasion of a portion of the skin.
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Using hypnosis to facilitate resolution of psychogenic excoriations in acne excoriee.
They have additional benefit of reducing nasal erythema and excoriation which is caused by excessive rubbing and cleaning of nose due to itching.
the one with gangrene, stenosis, prolapse or skin excoriation were closed, its post-operative course was not smooth13.
Excoriation is a disorder in which individuals repetitively scratch or pick their skin, resulting in visible tissue damage.
The complications of colostomy formation observed were skin excoriation (62%), stoma prolapse (23.
For, indeed, not even the dry measured language of the arbitral award can mask the excoriation to which the court effectively subjects China.
Lesions were more concentrated around ears (132/132) with papular or pustular eruptions, exudation, excoriation, incrustation, alopecia, de-pigmentation and nodules.
SP disorder (SPD), also known as neurotic/psychogenic excoriation, involves pathological SP and dermatotillomania, which is characterized by recurrent and excessive skin picking or scratching, and this disorder has been recently introduced to The Fifth Edition of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as an obsessive-compulsive-related disorder (2).
No matter what has happened, no matter who has done it, someone will rise and demand that someone else issue a public excoriation.
The surface epithelium is usually intact, although excoriation may be seen.
Staff also related concerns about differentiating between excoriation and pressure ulcers.
The lesions usually have eroded or ulcerated components secondary to repeated excoriation, which can eventually lead to scarring and changes in pigmentation.