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Descriptor English: Eczema
Descriptor Spanish: Eccema
Descriptor Portuguese: Eczema
Descriptor French: Eczéma
Entry term(s): Dermatitides, Eczematous
Dermatitis, Eczematous
Eczemas
Eczematous Dermatitides
Eczematous Dermatitis
Tree number(s): C17.800.174.620
C17.800.815.620
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004485
Scope note: A pruritic papulovesicular dermatitis occurring as a reaction to many endogenous and exogenous agents (Dorland, 27th ed).
Annotation: an indistinct concept: check text for more specific skin dis; if more specific term is not in text, do not make a diagnosis: index here
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: 4553
Unique ID: D004485
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: 1992/05/08
Eczema - Preferred
Concept UI M0007049
Scope note A pruritic papulovesicular dermatitis occurring as a reaction to many endogenous and exogenous agents (Dorland, 27th ed).
Preferred term Eczema
Entry term(s) Dermatitides, Eczematous
Dermatitis, Eczematous
Eczemas
Eczematous Dermatitides
Eczematous Dermatitis



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