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n. pl. der·ma·to·ses (-sēz)
A skin disease, especially one that is not accompanied by inflammation.


n, pl -toses (-ˈtəʊsiːz)
(Pathology) any skin disease


(ˌdɜr məˈtoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -to•ses (-ˈtoʊ siz)
any disease of the skin.
[1865–70; < Greek dermat-, s. of dérma skin + -osis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dermatosis - disorder involving lesions or eruptions of the skin (in which there is usually no inflammation)
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
pityriasis - any of several skin disorders characterized by shedding dry flakes of skin


nHautkrankheit f, → Dermatose f (spec)


, dermatosis
n. dermatopatía, dermatosis, cualquier enfermedad de la piel.
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Linear IgA bullous dermatosis (LABD) is an autoimmune skin disorder in which blisters form as a result of a split between the epidermis and dermis.
Clinically, it is difficult to distinguish linear IgA bullous dermatosis from other chronic blistering disorders.
Early diagnosis is key in vancomycin-induced linear IgA bullous dermatosis and stevens- Johnson syndrome.