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Disease Dermatitis, Exfoliative

Name Dermatitis, Exfoliative
Synonyms Dermatitides, Exfoliative | Dermatitis Exfoliativa | Erythroderma | Erythrodermas | Exfoliative Dermatitides | Exfoliative Dermatitis
Definition The widespread involvement of the skin by a scaly, erythematous dermatitis occurring either as a secondary or reactive process to an underlying cutaneous disorder (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.), or as a primary or idiopathic disease. It is often associated with the loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles, and pruritus. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Skin disease
MeSH® ID D003873

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1. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis, Exfoliative Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases, Eczematous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis, Exfoliative Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Dermatitis, Exfoliative Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Erythroderma desquamativa of Leiner
  Lethal congenital erythroderma
  Peeling Skin Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes