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Neurodermatitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neurodermatitis
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.174.660
C17.800.815.660
Unique ID
D009450
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009450
Annotation
eczematous skin dis with intense itching
Scope Note
An extremely variable eczematous skin disease that is presumed to be a response to prolonged vigorous scratching, rubbing, or pinching to relieve intense pruritus. It varies in intensity, severity, course, and morphologic expression in different individuals. Neurodermatitis is believed by some to be psychogenic. The circumscribed or localized form is often referred to as lichen simplex chronicus.
Entry Term(s)
Lichen Simplex Chronicus
Neurodermatitis, Circumscribed
Neurodermatitis, Localized
NLM Classification #
WR 280
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/03
Neurodermatitis Preferred
Lichen Simplex Chronicus Narrower
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