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Dermatitis, Exfoliative MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dermatitis, Exfoliative
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.174.318
C17.800.815.318
Unique ID
D003873
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003873
Scope Note
The widespread involvement of the skin by a scaly, erythematous dermatitis occurring either as a secondary or reactive process to an underlying cutaneous disorder (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.), or as a primary or idiopathic disease. It is often associated with the loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles, and pruritus. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Dermatitis Exfoliativa
Dermatitis Exfoliative
Dermatitis Exfoliative Generalised
Dermatitis Exfoliative Generalized
Erythroderma
NLM Classification #
WR 180
Public MeSH Note
93; was DERMATITIS EXFOLIATIVA 1963-92; ERYTHRODERMA was heading 1963-92
Online Note
use DERMATITIS, EXFOLIATIVE to search DERMATITIS EXFOLIATIVA & ERYTHRODERMA 1966-92
History Note
93; was DERMATITIS EXFOLIATIVA 1963-92; ERYTHRODERMA was heading 1963-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/18
Dermatitis, Exfoliative Preferred
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