Definition of Chronic eczema

1. Noun. Eczema characterized by thickening of the skin with accentuated skin lines.

Exact synonyms: Eczema Hypertrophicum, Lichtenoid Eczema
Generic synonyms: Eczema

Medical Definition of Chronic eczema

1. Thickening of skin with accentuated skin lines in eczema. Synonym: chronic eczema, eczema hypertrophicum. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chronic Eczema

chronic bacillary diarrhoea
chronic bronchitis
chronic cellular dehydration
chronic cholecystitis
chronic cicatrizing enteritis
chronic conjunctivitis
chronic constrictive pericarditis
chronic cutaneous leishmaniasis
chronic cystic mastitis
chronic desquamative gingivitis
chronic diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis
chronic discoid lupus erythematosus
chronic disease
chronic dysentery of cattle
chronic eczema (current term)
chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
chronic familial icterus
chronic familial jaundice
chronic familial polyneuritis
chronic fatigue syndrome
chronic fibrosing alveolitis
chronic fibrous thyroiditis
chronic focal sclerosing osteomyelitis
chronic follicular conjunctivitis
chronic gastritis
chronic glaucoma
chronic glomerulonephritis
chronic glossitis
chronic granulocytic leukaemia

Literary usage of Chronic eczema

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1878)
"Treatment of chronic eczema by ... of the former to twenty- eight of the latter, and the employment of this ointment in various forms of chronic eczema. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"... and in which the ordinary methods had measurably failed, the result, at the end of several weeks, was satisfactory. TREATMENT OF chronic eczema. ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1889)
"Gaz., June, 1888) by M. Schmitz of the treatment of two obstinate cases of chronic eczema by means of applications of resorcin. The remedy was employed as a ..."

4. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"chronic eczema.— chronic eczema differs from the acute in several respects. The symptoms are less pronounced. There is much more thickening of the skin and ..."

5. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1891)
"The PRESIDENT congratulated the Academy on the additional remedy for chronic eczema which Dr. Patteson had brought under their notice. ..."

6. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"Hamamelis, locally as anti- pruritic, and in chronic eczema marked by decided ... Iris Versicolor, in chronic eczema of gouty patients invaluable as a ..."

7. Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics by Herbert Swift Carter, Paul Edward Howe, Howard Harris Mason (1921)
"In chronic eczema the question as to "too much," "too little" or "improper food," comes up, in a way, for consideration much more than in the acute form. ..."

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