skin disease


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Related to skin disease: eczema, psoriasis
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Noun1.skin disease - a disease affecting the skinskin disease - a disease affecting the skin  
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
acantholysis - a breakdown of a cell layer in the epidermis (as in pemphigus)
acanthosis - an abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
acanthosis nigricans, keratosis nigricans - a skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds; can be benign or malignant
acne - an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
dermatosis - disorder involving lesions or eruptions of the skin (in which there is usually no inflammation)
eczema - generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
erythroderma - any skin disorder involving abnormal redness
furunculosis - acute skin disease characterized by the presence of many furuncles
impetigo - a very contagious infection of the skin; common in children; localized redness develops into small blisters that gradually crust and erode
jungle rot - skin disorder induced by a tropical climate
keratoderma, keratodermia - any skin disorder consisting of a growth that appears horny
keratonosis - any abnormal condition of the outer skin (epidermis)
keratosis - a skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
leukoderma - a congenital skin condition characterized by spots or bands of unpigmented skin
lichen - any of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks
livedo - skin disorder characterized by patchy bluish discolorations on the skin
lupus - any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
melanism, melanosis - a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
molluscum - any skin disease characterized by soft pulpy nodules
necrobiosis lipoidica, necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum - skin disease marked by thin shiny patches (especially on the legs); often associated with diabetes mellitus
pemphigus - a skin disease characterized by large thin-walled blisters (bullae) arising from normal skin or mucous membrane
prurigo - chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itching
psoriasis - a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales; occurs especially on the scalp and ears and genitalia and the skin over bony prominences
rhagades - cracks or fissures in the skin (especially around the mouth or anus)
Saint Anthony's fire - any of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions
seborrhea - a condition in which overactivity of the sebaceous glands causes the skin to become oily
vitiligo - an acquired skin disease characterized by patches of unpigmented skin (often surrounded by a heavily pigmented border)
xanthoma - a skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules; sometimes attributable to disturbances of cholesterol metabolism
xanthosis - an abnormal yellow discoloration of the skin
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He never caught fever; nor coughs nor colds; dysentery passed him by; and the malignant ulcers and vile skin diseases that attack blacks and whites alike in that climate never fastened upon him.
Talking to reporter here on Monday he said that more than 125 million people worldwide are affected with this chronic inflammatory skin disease.
The next phase of their project will aim for image-based diagnostic support of any skin disease.
Second most frequent skin disease groups were eczema - dermatitis and blistering disorders, each accounting for 12.
THE DIRECT COST of treating skin diseases in the United States was almost $75 billion in 2013, according to a report on the burden of skin disease from the American Academy of Dermatology.
If your dog develops a blistering skin rash on his head, it could be the result of a simple allergic reaction, or he could have a rare autoimmune skin disease.
Galderma Laboratories' Cetaphil brand is celebrating the fifth consecutive year of its Meaningphil partnership with the Children's Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF) and Camp Wonder, an initiative of the CSDF.
Tralokinumab is an IL-13 monoclonal antibody that has completed a Phase IIb trial for the treatment of patients with atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin disease resulting in itchy, red, swollen and cracked skin.
M2 EQUITYBITES-August 17, 2016-Danish Drugmaker Leo Pharma Acquires License to AstraZeneca Skin Disease Drug
In the case of atopic dermatitis, an inappropriate immune response is produced to environmental substances and the resulting inflammation causes skin disease.
Osama bin Abdullah Al-Saleh said that the ban was based on the warning bulletin received from the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) on the spread of the lumpy skin disease in cows of the Republic of Bulgaria.
1) The development of skin disease is influenced by external factors, such as geographic region, climate, socioeconomic status, and personal habits, and internal factors, such as age, gender, and heredity.