Fordyce disease

Fordyce disease
1. see under granule. 2. Fox-Fordyce d.

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  • Fordyce disease granule (spot) — For·dyce disease, granule (spot) (forґdīs) [John Addison Fordyce, American dermatologist, 1858–1925] see Fox Fordyce disease, under disease, and see under granule …   Medical dictionary

  • fordyce disease — noun see fordyce s disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fox-Fordyce disease — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 30029 ICD10 = ICD10|L|75|2|l|60 ICD9 = ICD9|705.82 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = derm eMedicineTopic = 160 MeshID = D005588 Fox Fordyce disease, or apocrine miliaria, is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Fordyce — is a surname, and may refer to* Brook Fordyce * Bruce Fordyce * Daryl Fordyce * George Fordyce * James Fordyce, compiler and primary author of Fordyce s Sermons * Samuel W. Fordyceee also* Fordyce, Arkansas, USA * Fordyce, Nebraska, USA * Fordyce …   Wikipedia

  • Fox-Fordyce disease — Fox For·dyce disease (foksґ forґdīs) [G.H. Fox, American dermatologist, 1846–1937; John Addison Fordyce, American dermatologist, 1858–1925] see under disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Fox-Fordyce disease — a chronic, usually pruritic disease seen chiefly in women, characterized by small follicular papular eruptions in apocrine gland–bearing areas such as the axillae and groin. It is caused by obstruction and rupture of the intraepidermal portion… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fordyce granules — ectopic sebaceous glands found on the lips and gums and in the mucosa of the cheeks, which present as yellowish white milia. Called also Fordyce disease or spots …   Medical dictionary

  • Fordyce [2] — Fordyce (spr. Fordeis ), 1) David, geb. 1711, wurde Professor der Philosophie in Aberdeen u. verlor sein Leben bei einem Schiffbruch an der holländischen Küste; er schr.: Elements of moral philosophy, Lond. 1754 (deutsch Lpz. 1757); Die Kunst zu… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fordyce's spot — Khoo LS, Cheong WK. Common genital dermatoses in male patients attending a public sexually transmitted disease clinic in Singapore. Ann Acad Med Singapore 1995;24:505 9.] The spots are a form of ectopic sebaceous gland, and are not known to be… …   Wikipedia

  • Fordyce's disease — For·dyce s disease fȯr .dīs əz also For·dyce disease fȯr .dīs n a common anomaly of the oral mucosa in which misplaced sebaceous glands form yellowish white nodules on the lips or the lining of the mouth Fordyce John Addison (1858 1925)… …   Medical dictionary

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