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eczema

Saltos de línea: ec¦zema
Pronunciación: /ˈɛksɪmə
 
, ˈɛkzɪmə
 
/

Definición de eczema en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A medical condition in which patches of skin become rough and inflamed with blisters which cause itching and bleeding.
Example sentences
  • Hay fever, asthma and eczema are all related allergic conditions and the tendency to develop them runs in families.
  • It is much less common in childhood than other skin conditions such as eczema but rarely, it does develop before the age of ten years.
  • Fungal rashes can sometimes be confused with other skin conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema.

Origen

mid 18th century: modern Latin, from Greek ekzema, from ekzein 'boil over, break out', from ek- 'out' + zein 'boil'.

Derivados

eczematous

1
Pronunciación: /ɛkˈziːmətəs, ɛkˈzɛm-/
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • On re-exposure, patients develop an acute, pruritic, eczematous dermatitis, often with blisters in a linear configuration at the site of contact.
  • Predisposing factors are a positive family history of similar symptoms and a personal history of collateral allergy manifested as eczematous dermatitis, urticaria, and/or asthma.
  • The edema may be accompanied by stasis dermatitis, an often chronic, usually eczematous condition characterized by edema, hyperpigmentation and, commonly, ulceration.

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