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Excoriation

Excoriation

1. The act of excoriating or flaying, or state of being excoriated, or stripped of the skin; abrasion.

2. Stripping of possession; spoliation. A pitiful excoriation of the poorer sort. (Howell)

Origin: cf. F. Excoriation.


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The Fiber Disease

... the callous to dry up, leaving a dry, yellow stained crust which is easily removed. This has the advantage of the resultant skin shows no sign of excoriation. Urea cream is an absolute favorite; I liken its actions to a compost heap. Urea is nitrogen, and nitrogen in a compost heap, via the uses ...

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Wed Jan 17, 2007 7:12 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... the callous to dry up, leaving a dry, yellow stained crust which is easily removed. This has the advantage of the resultant skin shows no sign of excoriation. Urea creame is an absolute favorite, I liken its actions to a compost heap. Urea is nitrogen, and nitrogen in a compost heap, via the uses ...

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by al
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The Fiber Disease

... and psychiatry. Instead, he says these patients suffer primarily from a psychiatric disorder that causes them to perhaps pick their skin (neurotic excoriation) or pull out their hair (trichotillomania). Delusions of parasitosis also fall into this category, he says. Such patients' primary problems ...

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by RANDY
Fri Jan 12, 2007 1:55 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... not be found. The response of the physicians she consulted was quite predictable when Traver presented with formication, classical self induced excoriation, a history of trying a long list of chemical remedies, and two adult female family members living with her with identical symptoms. The ...

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by John Kern
Fri Apr 14, 2006 8:29 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... same: "Demonstration of scarification is indicative only of scratching, it proves nothing about the stimulus causing of the scatching. Self excoriation is a common feature of delusionary paraitosis, despite the individuals' protestations that they do not scratch." "scratchung may ...

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by John Kern
Fri Apr 14, 2006 4:23 am
 
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