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pompholyx

Saltos de línea: pom|pho¦lyx
Pronunciación: /ˈpɒmfəlɪks
 
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Definición de pompholyx en inglés:

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[mass noun] Medicine
A medical condition affecting the skin of the palms of the hand or the soles of the feet.
Example sentences
  • It is not often used as the sole treatment for pompholyx, but excellent responses have been described.
  • Allergic contact dermatitis and coexistent athlete's foot were excluded, and pompholyx was diagnosed.
  • The pompholyx fluctuated, but there was no consistently good response to treatment.

Origen

early 19th century: from Greek pompholux, pompholug- 'bubble, blister'.

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