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Dermatitis, Perioral MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dermatitis, Perioral
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.174.550
C17.800.271.250
Unique ID
D019557
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019557
Scope Note
A papular eruption of unknown etiology that progresses to residual papular erythema and scaling usually confined to the area of the mouth, and almost exclusively occurring in young women. It may also be localized or extend to involve the eyelids and adjacent glabella area of the forehead (periocular dermatitis). (Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Dermatitis, Periocular
Periocular Dermatitis
Perioral Dermatitis
Previous Indexing
Dermatitis (1969-1996)
Facial Dermatoses (1968-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/13
Dermatitis, Perioral Preferred
Dermatitis, Periocular Narrower
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