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Dermatitis, Seborrheic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dermatitis, Seborrheic
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.174.580
C17.800.794.230
C17.800.815.580
C17.800.859.350
Unique ID
D012628
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012628
Scope Note
A chronic inflammatory disease of the skin with unknown etiology. It is characterized by moderate ERYTHEMA, dry, moist, or greasy (SEBACEOUS GLAND) scaling and yellow crusted patches on various areas, especially the scalp, that exfoliate as dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis is common in children and adolescents with HIV INFECTIONS.
Entry Term(s)
Dermatitis Seborrheica
Seborrhea
Seborrheic Dermatitis
NLM Classification #
WR 415
See Also
Dandruff
Public MeSH Note
93; was SEBORRHEA 1963-92
Online Note
use DERMATITIS, SEBORRHEIC to search SEBORRHEA 1966-92
History Note
93; was SEBORRHEA 1963-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Dermatitis, Seborrheic Preferred
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