Descriptor English: Folliculitis
Descriptor Spanish: Foliculitis
Descriptor Portuguese: Foliculite
Descriptor French: Folliculite
Entry term(s): Folliculitides
Tree number(s): C17.800.329.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Inflammation of follicles, primarily hair follicles.
Annotation: inflammation of hair follicles
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: SYCOSIS was heading 1963-77
Online Note: use FOLLICULITIS to search SYCOSIS 1966-77
History Note: SYCOSIS was heading 1963-77
DeCS ID: 5635
Unique ID: D005499
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Folliculitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0008668
Scope note Inflammation of follicles, primarily hair follicles.
Preferred term Folliculitis
Entry term(s) Folliculitides
Sycosis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008669
Preferred term Sycosis
Entry term(s) Sycoses

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