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glossary:hyperkeratosis [2008/04/14 06:18]
Pat O'Connor
glossary:hyperkeratosis [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +====== Hyperkeratosis:​ ======
 +(1) Hypertrophy of the horny layer of the [[epidermis]].
  
 +(2) Appearance of thickened, horny, verruca-like scales (for example, warts and calluses) over the entire body, concentrated in flexural areas.
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 +(3) A condition marked by thickening of the outer layer of the [[skin]], which is made of keratin (a tough, protective [[protein]]). It can result from normal use (corns, calluses), chronic [[inflammation]] (eczema), or [[genetic]] disorders (X-linked ichthyosis, ichthyosis vulgaris).
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 +See also:
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_fibrosis.htm|Lymphedema Fibrosis]]
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 +[[http://​www.lymphedemapeople.com/​thesite/​lymphedema_stages.htm|Lymphedema Stages]]
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 +[[:​|Complications of Lymphedema]]
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 +[[:​|Lymphedema]]
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