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Synonyms for excoriation

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

severe censure

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Currently, modern recognized classification classifies trichotillomania and neurotic excoriations as primary psychiatric disorders causing dermatological problems.
They have additional benefit of reducing nasal erythema and excoriation which is caused by excessive rubbing and cleaning of nose due to itching.
the one with gangrene, stenosis, prolapse or skin excoriation were closed, its post-operative course was not smooth13.
Excoriation disorder, used interchangeably with skin picking disorder (SPD), has been incorporated into the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) under obsessive compulsive and related disorders, and is defined as repetitive picking or scratching of the skin, resulting in tissue damage that causes skin lesions [American Psychiatric Association (APA), 2013], DSM-5 diagnostic criteria include: multiple attempts to reduce or cease skin picking; skin picking cannot be attributed to substance use or abuse, or any other mental or medical disorders; and that an individual experiences significant distress or functional impairment as a result of the skin picking (APA, 2013).
(11,12,13) Skin excoriation is the most common complication occurring following colostomy and is managed by local application of rash free cream.
For, indeed, not even the dry measured language of the arbitral award can mask the excoriation to which the court effectively subjects China.
Lesions were more concentrated around ears (132/132) with papular or pustular eruptions, exudation, excoriation, incrustation, alopecia, de-pigmentation and nodules.
SP disorder (SPD), also known as neurotic/psychogenic excoriation, involves pathological SP and dermatotillomania, which is characterized by recurrent and excessive skin picking or scratching, and this disorder has been recently introduced to The Fifth Edition of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) as an obsessive-compulsive-related disorder (2).
No matter what has happened, no matter who has done it, someone will rise and demand that someone else issue a public excoriation. Like Trump, like tweets, condemnations are perfect vehicles for an era enamored with being enraged, and both their sound and their fury signify nothing and mean even less.
The surface epithelium is usually intact, although excoriation may be seen.
Staff also related concerns about differentiating between excoriation and pressure ulcers.
The lesions usually have eroded or ulcerated components secondary to repeated excoriation, which can eventually lead to scarring and changes in pigmentation.
Sissako's 'Timbuktu' (France/ Mauritania/Mali) is set in the aftermath of the jihadist takeover of northern Mali, the exceedingly skilful auteur's film is a poetic excoriation of the horrors of war that lays bare the blindly destructive force of extremism.
Regarding the cutaneous findings, they range from none to pruritus with excoriation or lichenification, prurigo nodularis or real ulcerations post scratching.
Three months after his operation, he had an abdominal lipectomy as the pannus was resting on the reconstructed penis and scrotum, causing excoriation. At 7 months postoperatively (4 months post-lipectomy), the scrotal reconstruction showed a stable midline closure and no further lymphedema (Fig.