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Descriptor English: Ichthyosis
Descriptor Spanish: Ictiosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Ictiose
Descriptor French: Ichtyose
Entry term(s): Ichthyoses
Xeroderma
Xerodermas
Tree number(s): C16.131.831.512
C16.614.492
C17.800.428.333
C17.800.804.512
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007057
Scope note: Any of several generalized skin disorders characterized by dryness, roughness, and scaliness, due to hypertrophy of the stratum corneum epidermis. Most are genetic, but some are acquired, developing in association with other systemic disease or genetic syndrome.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; unspecified dryness of skin is indexed under SKIN DISEASES, not here
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
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: ERYTHRODERMA ICHTHYOSIFORME was see under ICHTHYOSIS 1963-78
Online Note: use ICHTHYOSIS & SKIN DISEASES, VESCICULOBULLOUS to search ERYTHRODERMA ICHTHYOSIFORME 1975-78; use ICHTHYOSIS 1966-74
History Note: ERYTHRODERMA ICHTHYOSIFORME was see under ICHTHYOSIS 1963-78
DeCS ID: 7240
Unique ID: D007057
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: 2009/07/06
Ichthyosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0010978
Scope note Any of several generalized skin disorders characterized by dryness, roughness, and scaliness, due to hypertrophy of the stratum corneum epidermis. Most are genetic, but some are acquired, developing in association with other systemic disease or genetic syndrome.
Preferred term Ichthyosis
Entry term(s) Ichthyoses
Xeroderma - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0010979
Preferred term Xeroderma
Entry term(s) Xerodermas



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