pachydermia


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pachydermia

[‚pak·ə′dər·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal thickening of the skin.
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On stroboscopy, the posterior glottic tissue no longer prolapsed into the airway, but there was persistent pachydermia laryngitis, Reinke edema, and mucosal redundancy (figure 2).
Clinically, the lesions most significant from a precancerous standpoint manifest as white (leukoplakia) and red (erythroplakia) pachydermia.
At the 4-month follow-up visit, strobovideolaryngoscopy revealed a significant reduction in laryngeal crusting, but posterior glottic inflammation, pachydermia, and mild leukoplakia persisted.