Descriptor English: Dandruff
Descriptor Spanish: Caspa
Descriptor caspa
Scope note: Descamación excesiva de material seco y escamoso del cuero cabelludo de los humanos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Caspa
Descriptor French: Pellicules
Entry term(s): Scurf
Tree number(s): C17.800.174.146
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Excessive shedding of dry scaly material from the scalp in humans.
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: 2014
History Note: 2014
Related: Dermatitis, Seborrheic MeSH
DeCS ID: 55217
Unique ID: D063807
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Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Dandruff - Preferred
Concept UI M0577887
Scope note Excessive shedding of dry scaly material from the scalp in humans.
Preferred term Dandruff
Entry term(s) Scurf

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