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“Asteatosis Synonyms: Xerosis. Ger asteatose; Fr astéatose Definition: Asteatosis is that condition of the skin in which there is absolute or relative deficiency of the sebaceous secretion.” Ormsby OS, Montgomery H. Diseases of the appendages. In: Diseases of the Skin, 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lea & Febiger, 1943:1203. “Everyone is familiar with patients with dry […]