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Descriptor in English: Skin Diseases
Descriptor in Spanish: Enfermedades de la Piel
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dermatopatias
Descriptor in French: Maladies de la peau
Entry term(s): Dermatoses
Dermatosis
Disease, Skin
Diseases, Skin
Skin Disease
Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders
Tree number(s): C17.800
Scope note: Diseases involving the DERMIS or EPIDERMIS.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; inflammatory disease = DERMATITIS & its specifics; dryness of skin goes here: do not interpret as XERODERMA see ICHTHYOSIS unless indicated by text
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
History Note: 1965; was see under DERMATOLOGY 1963-64
See also the descriptors: Dermatologic Agents MeSH
Skin Manifestations MeSH
DeCS UI: 13252
Descriptor UI: D012871
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/06/17
Skin Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0019929
Scope note Diseases involving the DERMIS or EPIDERMIS.
Preferred term Skin Diseases
Entry term(s) Dermatoses
Dermatosis
Disease, Skin
Diseases, Skin
Skin Disease
Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders - Broader
Concept UI M000649448
Preferred term Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue Disorders



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