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Synonyms for desquamation

loss of bits of outer skin by peeling or shedding or coming off in scales

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Recent work has demonstrated roles for KLK5 and 7 in skin desquamation (7), and for KLK6 in the brain (8).
8[degrees]C) persisted, and she had pain in her ankles and left knee, which made it difficult for her to walk, accompanied by desquamation of palms and soles (Figure).
hK7 has been studied mostly for its involvement in the process of desquamation in the skin, but it has also been implicated in ovarian cancer.
Moist desquamation developed in 33% of those that did not wash the skin as compared with 14% of those that washed the skin.
To the Editor: Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS) is defined as the occurrence of fever, rash, hypotension, multiple organ dysfunction, and desquamation.
The role that pro- and stratum corneum chymotryptic enzymes (SCCE) play in desquamation was the topic of the next speaker's presentation.
To the Editor: Toxic shock syndrome (TSS), which can be life threatening, is defined by clinical and laboratory evidence of fever, rash, desquamation, hypotension, and multiple organ failure caused by Staphylococcus aureus toxins.
It is the only enzyme known to be involved in the process of epidermal cell desquamation.
But the adapalene group experienced significantly less erythema at weeks 1 and 6, less dryness at weeks 1 and 3, and less desquamation at weeks 1, 3, and 6.
Mercury spills and exposures are seemingly uncommon but occur with enough regularity to consider toxic exposure to the metal in patients who have headaches, rashes, skin desquamation, and behavioral or psychiatric changes, according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In addition, the rash gradually faded, and areas of desquamation were noted.
Transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) revealed severe sloughing of the pharyngeal mucosa and extensive desquamation of the cervical esophagus (figure 2).
5 Alpha Avocuta is shown to significantly inhibit 5-alpha reductase activity, and help prevent itching, redness and desquamation.
In the combination group, 119 patients (19%) reported 207 application site reactions including dryness, desquamation, burning, erythema, and pruritus.