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Pityriasis Lichenoides MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pityriasis Lichenoides
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.859.475.650
C17.800.859.575.650
C17.800.859.600.650
Unique ID
D017514
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017514
Scope Note
A subgroup of PARAPSORIASIS itself divided into acute and chronic forms. The acute form is characterized by the abrupt onset of a generalized, reddish-brown, maculopapular eruption. Lesions may be vesicular, hemorrhagic, crusted, or necrotic. Histologically the disease is characterized by epidermal necrolysis. The chronic form shows milder skin changes with necrosis.
Entry Term(s)
Habermann Disease
Habermann's Disease
Mucha-Habermann Disease
Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica
Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis Acuta
Pityriasis Lichenoides, Acute
Pityriasis Lichenoides, Chronic
Previous Indexing
Parapsoriasis (1966-1985)
Pityriasis (1977-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Pityriasis Lichenoides Preferred
Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica Narrower
Pityriasis Lichenoides et Varioliformis Acuta Narrower
Habermann's Disease Narrower
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