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Descriptor in English: Dandruff
Descriptor in Spanish: Caspa
Descriptor in Portuguese: Caspa
Descriptor in French: Pellicules
Entry term(s): Scurf
Tree number(s): C17.800.174.146
C17.800.738.353
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
History Note: 2014
See also the descriptors: Dermatitis, Seborrheic MeSH
DeCS UI: 55217
Descriptor UI: D063807
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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