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Introduction: Neurodermatitis

Description of Neurodermatitis

Neurodermatitis (medical condition): Lichen simplex chronicus refers to thickened itchy skin that results from...more »

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Neurodermatitis: dermatitis in which localized areas (especially the forearms or back of the neck or outer part of the ankle) itch persistently; cause is unknown.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Neurodermatitis: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Neurodermatitis: Related Topics

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Neurodermatitis as a Disease

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Neurodermatitis: Related Diseases

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Neurodermatitis

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Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Neurodermatitis

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Hierarchical classifications of Neurodermatitis

The following list attempts to classify Neurodermatitis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • dermatitis
  • eczema
  • disease of the skin,skin condition,skin disease,skin disorder,skin problem
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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