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Pityriasis

Introduction: Pityriasis

Description of Pityriasis

Pityriasis: any of several skin disorders characterized by shedding dry flakes of skin.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Pityriasis: A name originally applied to a group of skin diseases characterized by the formation of fine, branny scales, but now used only with a modifier. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Pityriasis: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Pityriasis:

Terms associated with Pityriasis:

More specific terms for Pityriasis:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Pityriasis

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Pityriasis

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

WordNet 2.1

  • dermatosis
  • 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

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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