dermatitis

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Related to poison ivy dermatitis: Rhus dermatitis, contact dermatitis, urticaria

der·ma·ti·tis

 (dûr′mə-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the skin.

dermatitis

(ˌdɜːməˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the skin

der•ma•ti•tis

(ˌdɜr məˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the skin.
[1875–80; < Greek dermat-, s. of dérma skin + -itis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dermatitis - inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters
actinic dermatitis - dermatitis caused exposure to sunlight
atopic dermatitis, atopic eczema - a severe form of dermatitis characterized by atopy
contact dermatitis - a delayed type of allergic reaction of the skin resulting from skin contact with a specific allergen (such as poison ivy)
cradle cap - a dermatitis of the scalp that is common in infants
diaper dermatitis, diaper rash - dermatitis of the thighs and buttocks of infants; supposedly caused by ammonia in the urine in the child's diapers
hypericism - a severe dermatitis of herbivorous domestic animals attributable to photosensitivity from eating Saint John's wort
neurodermatitis - dermatitis in which localized areas (especially the forearms or back of the neck or outer part of the ankle) itch persistently; cause is unknown
schistosome dermatitis, swimmer's itch - a sensitization reaction to repeated invasion of the skin by cercariae of schistosomes
eczema - generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages
seborrheic dermatitis, seborrheic eczema - a chronic skin disease associated with seborrhea and greasy scales on the scalp or eyelids or other parts of the skin
Translations
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dermatitis

[ˌdɜːməˈtaɪtɪs] Ndermatitis f inv

dermatitis

[ˌdɜːrməˈtaɪtɪs] n (= skin disease) → dermatite f, dermite f

dermatitis

dermatitis

[ˌdɜːməˈtaɪtɪs] ndermatite f

der·ma·ti·tis

n. dermatitis, dermitis, cualquier infl. de la piel;
atopic ______ atópica;
___ by contact___ por contacto;
___ medicamentosa___ medicamentosa;
___ papillaris capillitii___ papillaris capillitii;
erythematic ______ eritematosa;
gangrenous ______ gangrenosa;
occupational ______ ocupacional, industrial;
seborrheic ______ seborréica.

dermatitis

n dermatitis f; atopic — dermatitis atópica; cercarial — dermatitis por cercarias; contact — dermatitis de contacto; — herpetiformis dermatitis herpetiforme; irritant — dermatitis irritativa; seborrheic — dermatitis seborreica; stasis — dermatitis por estasis
References in periodicals archive ?
A study done by Stibich, Yagan, Sharma, Hemdon, and Montgomery (2000) compared the effectiveness of three agents to prevent or reduce allergic reactivity in volunteers exposed to urushoil for 2-8 hours; Tecnu[R], an over-the-counter product stated to "prevent/reduce poison ivy dermatitis up to eight hours post-exposure;" Goop[R], an oil-removal product used to remove automobile grease; and Dial [R] Ultra, a commercial dishwashing soap.
Cost effective post exposure prevention of poison ivy dermatitis, International Journal of Dermatology, 39, 515-518.