Dyshidrosis

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Dyshidrosis

a vesicular or vesicopustular eruption of multiple causes that occurs primarily on the volar surfaces of the hands and feet; the lesions spread peripherally but have a tendency to central clearing.

Synonym: cheiropompholyx, chiropompholyx, chiropompholyx, dyshidria, dysidria, dysidrosis, pompholyx.

Origin: dys-_ g. Hidros, sweat