Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Dictionary » 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:

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Photosynthetic bacteria
  • Photosynthetic reaction center
  • Photosynthetic Reaction Center Complex Proteins
  • Photosystem
  • Photosystem I
  • Photosystem I Protein Complex
  • Photosystem II
  • Photosystem II Protein Complex
  • Phototaxis
  • Phototherapeutic keratectomy (PTK)
  • Phototherapy
  • Phototimer
  • Phototoxic
  • Phototoxic sensitivity

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about Pityriasis:

    powered by

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise