skin diseases


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to skin diseases: psoriasis, eczema, List of skin diseases

skin dis·eas·es

dermatophobia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Talking to reporter here on Monday he said that more than 125 million people worldwide are affected with this chronic inflammatory skin disease.
Dr Ghiasun Nabi Tayyab, principal of Post Graduate Medical Institute(PGMI), said that a variety of reasons contribute towards skin diseases.
Furthermore, they plan to develop a system capable of identifying more than 2,000 different skin diseases from digital images by combining their respective resources and expertise in the future.
This study aimed to determine the spectrum and frequency of skin diseases presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Lahore, Pakistan.
Eduardo Sanchiz, CEO of Almirall commented: We are very pleased with this collaboration with LEO Pharma, which will provide the scientific community with new tools to understand and treat skin diseases.
Some skin diseases have automatically increased in summer; therefore, people should adopt preventive measures in this regard, he urged to citizens while talking to a Aaj news channel.
As for the largest slice of the skin disease pie--the 61% represented by medical services--the most expensive condition in 2013 was cutaneous infections at $8.
If your dog develops a blistering skin rash on his head, it could be the result of a simple allergic reaction, or he could have a rare autoimmune skin disease.
Galderma Laboratories' Cetaphil brand is celebrating the fifth consecutive year of its Meaningphil partnership with the Children's Skin Disease Foundation (CSDF) and Camp Wonder, an initiative of the CSDF.
Tralokinumab is an IL-13 monoclonal antibody that has completed a Phase IIb trial for the treatment of patients with atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin disease resulting in itchy, red, swollen and cracked skin.
In the case of atopic dermatitis, an inappropriate immune response is produced to environmental substances and the resulting inflammation causes skin disease.
Developed countries have successfully controlled the spread of skin diseases through research in genetics.