HyperDic: skin_disease

English > 1 sense of the expression skin disease:
NOUNstateskin disease, disease of the skin, skin disordera disease affecting the skin
English > skin disease: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA disease affecting the skin.
Synonymsdisease of the skin, skin disorder
NarrowerSaint Anthony's fireAny of several inflammatory or gangrenous skin conditions
acantholysisA breakdown of a cell layer in the epidermis (as in pemphigus)
acanthosisAn abnormal but benign thickening of the prickle-cell layer of the skin (as in psoriasis)
acanthosis nigricans, keratosis nigricansA skin disease characterized by dark wartlike patches in the body folds
acneAn inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin
dermatosisdisorder involving lesions or eruptions of the skin (in which there is usually no inflammation)
eczemageneric term for inflammatory conditions of the skin
erythrodermaAny skin disorder involving abnormal redness
furunculosisAcute skin disease characterized by the presence of many furuncles
impetigoA very contagious infection of the skin
jungle rotskin disorder induced by a tropical climate
keratoderma, keratodermiaAny skin disorder consisting of a growth that appears horny
keratonosisAny abnormal condition of the outer skin (epidermis)
keratosisA skin condition marked by an overgrowth of layers of horny skin
leukodermaA congenital skin condition characterized by spots or bands of unpigmented skin
lichenAny of several eruptive skin diseases characterized by hard thick lesions grouped together and resembling lichens growing on rocks
livedoskin disorder characterized by patchy bluish discolorations on the skin
lupusAny of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
melanosis, melanismA condition characterized by abnormal deposits of melanin (especially in the skin)
molluscumAny skin disease characterized by soft pulpy nodules
necrobiosis lipoidica, necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorumskin disease marked by thin shiny patches (especially on the legs)
pemphigusA skin disease characterized by large thin-walled blisters (bullae) arising from normal skin or mucous membrane
prurigochronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by blister capped papules and intense itching
psoriasisA chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales
rhagadescracks or fissures in the skin (especially around the mouth or anus)
seborrheaA condition in which overactivity of the sebaceous glands causes the skin to become oily
vitiligoAn acquired skin disease characterized by patches of unpigmented skin (often surrounded by a heavily pigmented border)
xanthomaA skin problem marked by the development (on the eyelids and neck and back) of irregular yellow nodules
xanthosisAn abnormal yellow discoloration of the skin
BroaderdiseaseAn impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
Spanishdermatosis, enfermedad de la piel
Catalanmalaltia de la pell

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