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Skin Diseases

Diseases involving the DERMIS or EPIDERMIS.

Year introduced: 1965


National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (U.S.)

Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases; the training of basic and clinical scientists to carry out this research; and the dissemination of information on research progress. It was established in 1986.

Year introduced: 2008


Skin Diseases, Vascular

Skin diseases affecting or involving the cutaneous blood vessels and generally manifested as inflammation, swelling, erythema, or necrosis in the affected area.

Year introduced: 1993


Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous

A group of dermatoses with distinct morphologic features. The primary lesion is most commonly a papule, usually erythematous, with a variable degree of scaling on the surface. Plaques form through the coalescing of primary lesions.

Year introduced: 1993


Skin Diseases, Eczematous

Any of a variety of eruptive skin disorders characterized by erythema, oozing, vesiculation, and scaling. Etiology is varied.

Year introduced: 1993


Skin Diseases, Viral

Skin diseases caused by viruses.

Year introduced: 1993


Skin Diseases, Bacterial

Skin diseases caused by bacteria.

Year introduced: 1993


Skin Diseases, Parasitic

Skin diseases caused by ARTHROPODS; HELMINTHS; or other parasites.

Year introduced: 1968


Skin Diseases, Metabolic

Diseases of the skin associated with underlying metabolic disorders.

Year introduced: 1998


Skin Diseases, Infectious

Skin diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, parasites, or viruses.

Year introduced: 1968


Skin Diseases, Genetic

Diseases of the skin with a genetic component, usually the result of various inborn errors of metabolism.

Year introduced: 1998


Skin Diseases, Vesiculobullous

Skin diseases characterized by local or general distributions of blisters. They are classified according to the site and mode of blister formation. Lesions can appear spontaneously or be precipitated by infection, trauma, or sunlight. Etiologies include immunologic and genetic factors. (From Scientific American Medicine, 1990)

Year introduced: 1991


Lumpy Skin Disease

A poxvirus infection of cattle characterized by the appearance of nodules on all parts of the skin.

Year introduced: 1991(1990)1970


Staphylococcal Skin Infections

Infections to the skin caused by bacteria of the genus STAPHYLOCOCCUS.

Year introduced: 1986



Superficial infections of the skin or its appendages by any of various fungi.

Year introduced: 1977

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