Definition of Dermatosclerosis

1. Noun. An autoimmune disease that affects the blood vessels and connective tissue; fibrous connective tissue is deposited in the skin.

Exact synonyms: Scleroderma
Generic synonyms: Autoimmune Disease, Autoimmune Disorder
Specialized synonyms: Morphea



Medical Definition of Dermatosclerosis

1. Synonym: scleroderma. Origin: dermato-+ G. Skleroo, to harden (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dermatosclerosis

dermatophylaxis
dermatophyte
dermatophytes
dermatophytic onychomycosis
dermatophytid
dermatophytids
dermatophytosis
dermatoplastic
dermatoplasties
dermatoplasty
dermatopolyneuritis
dermatorrhagia
dermatorrhagia parasitica
dermatorrhexis
dermatorrhoea
dermatosclerosis (current term)
dermatoscopy
dermatoses
dermatosis
dermatosis medicamentosa
dermatosis papulosa nigra
dermatosparaxis
dermatotherapy
dermatothlasia
dermatotropic
dermatoxenoplasty
dermatozoiasis
dermatozoon
dermatozoonosis
dermatrophia

Literary usage of Dermatosclerosis

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1. Lectures on dermatology by Erasmus Wilson (1875)
"... state of the integument; hence the word scleroderma, or, more properly, dermatosclerosis, ... and dermatosclerosis may be very con- ..."

2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1868)
"JA morbidly increased secretion from the skin. dermatosclerosis, (derma, and ' hard,') Callosity. DERMATOSES, (derma, and o«£»,) Cutaneous ..."

3. Diseases of the skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"... Hide-bound disease ; dermatosclerosis. Definition.—A subacute or chronic disorder characterized by board- like hardening and immobility of the affected ..."

4. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"... and the marked involvement of the flexor surfaces in the disease under consideration. SCLERODERMA.1 Synonyms. — Hide-bound skin, dermatosclerosis, ..."

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