skin disease

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Related to skin disease: eczema, psoriasis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: disease - a disease affecting the skinskin disease - a disease affecting the skin  
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
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
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
References in classic literature ?
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.
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. The autoimmune disorders are serious conditions and require immediate veterinary intervention and in some cases heavy-duty medications.
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.
In the case of atopic dermatitis, an inappropriate immune response is produced to environmental substances and the resulting inflammation causes skin disease.
Riyadh,, Rajab 21, 1437, April 28, 2016, SPA --The Ministry of Agriculture has temporarily banned the import of cows from the Republic of Bulgaria because of the lumpy skin disease. The Director General of Animal and Plant Quarantine Department, Dr.
FOR many of the eight million Britons living with a skin disease - such as eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo and acne - often one of the most distressing things is the perceived reaction of others.
EVEN getting a tiny spot on your face can affect how you feel - so imagine what it's like coping with a skin disease.
(1) the skin disease pattern in population is generally determined by different ecological factors like environment, economy, literacy and social custom.
Summary: The United Nations has launched an emergency vaccination campaign against lumpy skin disease and goat plague among animals brought to Lebanon by refugees fleeing Syria, a report said Thursday.
Keywords: Dermatology Health education Infectious skin disease Prevention Public health.
March 12, 2014 (RUMBEK) -- Inmates in South Sudan's Warrap state prisons have been hit by Diarrhea and skin disease outbreaks due to poor hygiene and congestion, an official said.