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Descriptor English: Pityriasis
Descriptor Spanish: Pitiriasis
Descriptor Portuguese: Pitiríase
Descriptor French: Pityriasis
Entry term(s): Pityriases
Tree number(s): C17.800.859.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010915
Scope note: A name originally applied to a group of skin diseases characterized by the formation of fine, branny scales, but now used only with a modifier. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: a papulosquamous skin dis
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 11346
Unique ID: D010915
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/18
Pityriasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0016925
Scope note A name originally applied to a group of skin diseases characterized by the formation of fine, branny scales, but now used only with a modifier. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Pityriasis
Entry term(s) Pityriases



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