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Introduction: Dandruff

Description of Dandruff

Dandruff (medical condition): White flaking and dryness of the scalp....more »

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Dandruff: a condition in which white scales of dead skin are shed by the scalp.
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Dandruff: A chronic inflammatory disease of the skin of unknown etiology. It is characterized by moderate erythema, dry, moist, or greasy scaling, and yellow crusted patches on various areas, especially the scalp. On the scalp, it generally appears first as small patches of scales, progressing to involve the entire scalp with exfoliation of excessive amounts of dry scales (dandruff).
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Dandruff: Related Topics

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Dandruff as a Disease

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Dandruff: Related Diseases

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Dandruff as a Symptom

Dandruff (symptom): Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp...more »

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Dandruff: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Dandruff

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Hierarchical classifications of Dandruff

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

WordNet 2.1

  • pityriasis
  • 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

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