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fox-fordyce disease

fox-fordyce disease in Medicine

Fox-Fordyce disease (fŏks'-)
n.
A rare chronic eruption of dry papules and distended ruptured apocrine glands, with intense pruritis and follicular hyperkeratosis of the nipples, armpits, and pubic and chest regions.

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