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Fox-Fordyce Disease

definition

Chronic pruritic disease, usually in women, characterized by small follicular papular eruptions in apocrine areas. It is caused by obstruction and rupture of intraepidermal apocrine ducts. (From Dorland, 27th ed)

synonyms

Fox-Fordyce Disease, Miliaria, Apocrine

UMLS

Apocrine miliaria, Chronic itching papular eruption of axillae and pubes, Disease, Fordyce-Fox, Disease, Fox-Fordyce, Fordyce-Fox disease, Fox Fordyce disease, Fox-Fordyce Disease, Miliaria, Apocrine

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