Definition of Disease of the skin
1. Noun. A disease affecting the skin.
Generic synonyms: Disease
Specialized synonyms: Acantholysis, Acanthosis, Acanthosis Nigricans, Keratosis Nigricans, Acne, Dermatosis, Eczema, Erythroderma, Furunculosis, Impetigo, Jungle Rot, Keratoderma, Keratodermia, Keratonosis, Keratosis, Leukoderma, Lichen, Livedo, Lupus, Melanism, Melanosis, Molluscum, Necrobiosis Lipoidica, Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, Pemphigus, Prurigo, Psoriasis, Rhagades, Saint Anthony's Fire, Seborrhea, Vitiligo, Xanthoma, Xanthosis
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Literary usage of Disease of the skin
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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1901)
"The rapidity of cure in this case of tubercular disease of the skin (although some authorities doubt the tubercular nature of lupus erythe- matosus) is very ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"... and extensive disease of the skin, which will necessarily impair his efficiency ns a soldier. sus bi H. Scrofula or constitutional syphilis, ..."
3. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... or fashion, the 'farcy', a disease of the skin in horses, Tam. Shrew, iii. 2. 53; Dekker, 0. Fortunatus, ii. ..."
4. The Lancet (1842)
"... so also muco-enteritis will sometimes keep up disease of the skin, as a natural effort to restore. The deranged secretions ol the kidneys may also, ..."
5. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"A communicable disease of the skin produced by fungi, somewhat similar to ordinary molds. Several species of fungi have been found to produce skin diseases. ..."
6. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1895)
"... characteristic of a hypertrophic form of lupus, or at least of a tubercular disease of the skin of a lupoid character, with tubercular joint affection. ..."
7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"The practical result of the study would be to turn the attention of the physician treating a seemingly local disease of the skin, joints or other soft parts ..."