lichenification

<dermatology> Hypertrophy of the epidermis, resulting in thickening of the skin with exaggeration of the normal skin markings, giving the skin a leathery barklike appearance, which is caused by prolonged rubbing or scratching. It may arise on seemingly normal skin or it may develop at the site of another pruritic cutaneous disorder. ... (18 N...
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Lichenification

(li-ken"i-fi-ka'shun) (Greek. Leichen - a tree moss)
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lichenification

(li-ken″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shәn) thickening and hardening of the skin, with exaggeration of its normal markings, owing to its being scratched or rubbed excessively.
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Lichenification

An area of thickened skin produced by excessive scratching. The lines of the skin are more pronounced than usual looking like a washboard. Pronunciation: lie-KEN-i-fi-KA-shun (noun) Also Known As: Eczema, lichen planus, dermatitis
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Lichenification

caused by chronic rubbing, which results in palpably thickened skin with increased skin markings and lichenoid scale. It occurs in chronic atopic eczema and lichen simplex.
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Lichenification

Diffuse thickening of the epidermis, with resulting accentuation of skin lines.
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Lichenification

Diffuse, thickening of the skin due to scratching and rubbing. This condition can be treated by a dermatologist such as Dr. Miller.
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Lichenification

Diffuse, thickening of the skin due to scratching and rubbing.
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lichenification

hypertrophy of the epidermis, resulting in thickening of the skin with exaggeration of the normal skin markings, giving the skin a leathery barklike appearance, which is caused by prolonged rubbing or scratching. It may arise on seemingly normal skin, or it may develop at the site of another pruritic cutaneous disorder.
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Lichenification

Lichenification: Thick, leathery skin, usually the result of constant scratching and rubbing. With prolonged rubbing or scratching, the outer layer of the skin (the epidermis) becomes hypertrophied (overgrown) and this results in thickening of the skin and exaggeration of the normal skin markings, giving the skin a leathery bark-like appearance. Li...
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lichenification

skin that has thickened.
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lichenification

skin that has thickened.
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lichenification

skin that has thickened.
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Lichenification

skin that has thickened.
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Lichenification

skin that has thickened.
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lichenification

Thickening of the skin.
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lichenification

Thickening, hardening and often hyperpigmentation of the skin.
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lichenification

Type: Term Pronunciation: lī′ken-i-fi-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Leathery induration and thickening of the skin with hyperkeratosis, caused by scratching, as in atopic or chronic contact dermatitis.
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