Liquenificada

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Definición

Significa que la piel se vuelve gruesa y de textura correosa. Esto a menudo resulta de la continua fricción o rascado de la piel.

La irritación crónica debido a afecciones tales como un eccema puede causar piel liquenificada.

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Consideraciones generales

Causas comunes

Cuidados en el hogar

Se debe llamar al médico si

Lo que se puede esperar en el consultorio médico

Referencias

Habif TM. Principles of diagnosis and anatomy. In: Habif TP, ed. Clinical Dermatology. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 1.

Armstrong CA. Examination of the skin and approach to diagnosing skin diseases. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 444.

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