Definition of Pityriasis. Meaning of Pityriasis. Synonyms of Pityriasis

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Definition of Pityriasis

Pityriasis
Pityriasis Pit`y*ri"a*sis, n. (Veter.) A disease of domestic animals characterized by dry epithelial scales, and due to digestive disturbances and alteration of the function of the sebaceous glands.
Pityriasis
Pityriasis Pit`y*ri"a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?, lit., bran.] (Med.) A superficial affection of the skin, characterized by irregular patches of thin scales which are shed in branlike particles. Pityriasis versicolor [NL.] (Med.), a parasitic disease of the skin, characterized by the development of reddish or brownish patches.

Meaning of Pityriasis from wikipedia

- armpits, groin, or extremities (pityriasis rosea circinata et marginata of Vidal) or unilateral spread. The cause of pityriasis rosea is not certain, but its...
- of pityriasis alba in two fifths of their children. It was first described in 1923. Having been known under a variety of names, the term 'Pityriasis alba'...
- includes:[citation needed] Progressive macular hypomelanosis Pityriasis alba Pityriasis rosea Seborrheic dermatitis Erythrasma Vitiligo Leprosy Syphilis...
- Pityriasis alba Pityriasis lichenoides chronica Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta Pityriasis rosea Pityriasis circinata Pityriasis rubra pilaris...
- Dandruff Other names Pityriasis capitis, pityriasis sicca A microscopic image of human dandruff Specialty Dermatology Symptoms Itchy and flaking skin of...
- does not result in scarring or alopecia. Pityriasis amiantacea was first described by Alibert in 1832. Pityriasis amiantacea affects the scalp as shiny asbestos-like...
- ISBN 0-07-138076-0. Devergie M. G. A. (1856). "[Pityriasis pilaris, a skin disease not described by dermatologists] (Pityriasis pilaris, maladie de la peau non décrite...
- Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA) is a disease of the immune system. It is the more severe version of pityriasis lichenoides chronica...
- Pityriasis rotunda is a disorder of keratisation of the skin that manifests as a perfectly circular, scaly patches on the torso and proximal portions of...
- Pityriasis lichenoides is a form of pityriasis. Types include: Pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta Pityriasis lichenoides chronica DermNet...
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