disease of the skin


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n disease of the skin a disease affecting the skin
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In literature:

This is discussed under diseases of the skin.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Malignant intermittent fever and diseases of the skin are frequent in Huaura.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
If the disease has begun in the shape of spots, the afflicted portions of the skin gradually swell during the process of the disease.
"Prof. Koch's Method to Cure Tuberculosis Popularly Treated" by Max Birnbaum
Leprosy is a common malady, as well as numerous other diseases of the skin.
"A Soldier in the Philippines" by Needom N. Freeman
Juggins tried to get a specimen of the bacillus that causes the skin disease, but I don't know whether he succeeded.
"In Court and Kampong" by Hugh Clifford
In this case it is killed, and its skin, sewn in a piece of silk, is worn round the diseased neck.
"Notes and Queries, Number 82, May 24, 1851" by Various
For the itch, or other diseases of the skin, it is to be applied externally.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The first period over, the eruption on the skin now appears, and constitutes a leading and exceedingly important symptom of the disease.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
In fact, in all skin diseases, and in many inflammatory disorders, preparations of the onion have a real value.
"Storyology" by Benjamin Taylor
Emphysema of the skin is not a true disease of the skin, but it is mentioned as a pathological condition.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture

In news:

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Sandoz for treating symptoms of various skin diseases.
Graycen Beardslee, daughter of Kim Beardslee and Eric Beardslee, takes a rest during the XP Family Retreat last month in Sacramento, Calif Graycen, 5, has a rare genetic skin disease .
More Challenges in the Prevention and Management of Community-Associated, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Skin Disease .
A Guide to Skin Disease Through the Eyes of a Boy.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia , also known as Rendu-Osler-Weber disease, is a hereditary disorder characterized by telangiectasias of the skin and mucosa, and vascular malformations in multiple organs.
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia , also known as Rendu-Osler-Weber disease, is a hereditary disorder charac-terized by telangiectasias of the skin and mucosa, and vascular malformations in multiple organs.
The disease, which has no cure, mostly strikes women of childbearing age, roughly 15 through 44, and can affect any part of the body — skin, organs, blood and joints.
Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer and the leading cause of death from skin disease.
When Gary Lai first came down with the skin disease psoriasis, he got so tired of the stigma he faced in the outside world that he would lock himself away in his apartment whenever he didn't have to be at work.
In 2007, 58,094 people in the US were diagnosed with melanomas and 8,461 died of skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Men with Parkinson's disease are twice as likely as those without it to be diagnosed with melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer, a new report suggests.
A new review of more than two dozen studies adds support to the link between the chronic skin disease psoriasis and diabetes.
Start getting a yearly mole check for skin cancer—rates of the disease are higher in the South because of added sun exposure.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, staphylococcus aureus, referred to as staph , is one of the most common germs found on human skin and noses.
At any given time, one out of every three of us in the US suffers from a skin disease--and athletes are particularly vulnerable.

In science:

Aalen et al. made use of local independence in order to study the effect of menopause on the risk of developing a certain skin disease in .
A martingale approach to continuous-time marginal structural models