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Descriptor English: Dermatitis, Seborrheic
Descriptor Spanish: Dermatitis Seborreica
Descriptor dermatitis seborreica
Entry term(s) seborrea
Scope note: Enfermedad inflamatoria crónica de la piel, de etiología desconocida. Se caracteriza por presentar ERITEMA moderado, seco, húmedo o grasiento (GLÁNDULAS SEBÁCEAS) y placas de costras amarillas en diversas áreas, especialmente en el cuero cabelludo. Aparecen primero como pequeñas placas que posteriormente van confluyendo hasta afectar a todo el cuero cabelludo, con exfoliación de cantidades excesivas de cuero cabelludo seco (caspa). La dermatitis seborreica es común en niños y adolescentes con INFECCIONES POR VIH.
Descriptor Portuguese: Dermatite Seborreica
Descriptor French: Dermite séborrhéique
Entry term(s): Dermatitides, Seborrheic
Dermatitis Seborrheica
Seborrhea
Seborrheic Dermatitides
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Tree number(s): C17.800.174.580
C17.800.794.230
C17.800.815.580
C17.800.859.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012628
Scope note: A chronic inflammatory disease of the skin with unknown etiology. It is characterized by moderate ERYTHEMA, dry, moist, or greasy (SEBACEOUS GLAND) scaling and yellow crusted patches on various areas, especially the scalp, that exfoliate as dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis is common in children and adolescents with HIV INFECTIONS.
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
Public MeSH Note: 93; was SEBORRHEA 1963-92
Online Note: use DERMATITIS, SEBORRHEIC to search SEBORRHEA 1966-92
History Note: 93; was SEBORRHEA 1963-92
Related: Dandruff MeSH
DeCS ID: 30938
Unique ID: D012628
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Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Dermatitis, Seborrheic - Preferred
Concept UI M0019584
Scope note A chronic inflammatory disease of the skin with unknown etiology. It is characterized by moderate ERYTHEMA, dry, moist, or greasy (SEBACEOUS GLAND) scaling and yellow crusted patches on various areas, especially the scalp, that exfoliate as dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis is common in children and adolescents with HIV INFECTIONS.
Preferred term Dermatitis, Seborrheic
Entry term(s) Dermatitides, Seborrheic
Dermatitis Seborrheica
Seborrhea
Seborrheic Dermatitides
Seborrheic Dermatitis



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