skin disease

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n skin disease a disease affecting the skin
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Usage

In literature:

An oil obtained from the kernel has been found of great service when applied externally in cases of skin diseases.
"Food Remedies" by Florence Daniel
Many diseases would be prevented if the skin were thoroughly cleansed with due regularity.
"Vitality Supreme" by Bernarr Macfadden
He found the black specks mentioned in a single paragraph, under skin diseases.
"Badge of Infamy" by Lester del Rey
Skin, care of, II, 216; care of in contagious diseases, IV, 602; eruptions of, II, 145.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
The "washes," "lotions," "toilet fluids," etc., are generally apt to produce skin diseases.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
The shingles is a skin disease, which encircles the body like a girdle, and the belief was that if it did so the patient died.
"Welsh Folk-Lore a Collection of the Folk-Tales and Legends of North Wales" by Elias Owen
The continued use of pork so fed not unfrequently produces a skin disease called sarnas, something resembling itch.
"Recollections of Manilla and the Philippines" by Robert Mac Micking
Gouraud's Oriental Cream cures Skin Diseases and relieves Sunburn.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
SYMPTOMS: The disease usually appears in the form of circular patches of the skin, which soon become denude of hair.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
Particles of dead skin and disease-germs are left in the cup by each drinker.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
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In poetry:

Is found diseased in skin and core,
And loathsome to the sight,
When 'tis too late to gather more,
And comes the festal night.
"Undecaying Fruit" by Joseph Horatio Chant
"O what was that bird," said horror to hearer,
"Did you see that shape in the twisted trees?
Behind you swiftly the figure comes softly,
The spot on your skin is a shocking disease."
"O Where Are You Going?" by W H Auden

In news:

Third-place winner Dr Georgia Seely focuses on treating skin diseases and skin cancer.
Margaret suggests that the skin problem may be linked to Raynaud's disease.
Lyme disease causes a skin rash, and in some cases, more serious symptoms.
Mother spreads word on fatal skin disease .
Two-year-old Tripp Roth's battle with a fatal skin disease has touched everyone who knew him.
Five-year-old Charlie Knuth of Darboy has a rare skin disease that causes blisters inside and outside his body.
Kids with this disease are missing a key protein that fixes skin.
Local girl with rare skin disease gets the chance to be 'normal' by attending camp.
A new skin cholesterol test is offering a wealth of information to both doctors and patients on heart disease risk.
A Fox Valley boy battling a rare skin disease may be able to return to his preferred school district soon.
Hispanic Farmworkers at High Risk for 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.
We have a thorough article about skin disease called " Itch , Scratch, Chew " that was posted on our Experts page in December of 2012.
Doctor travels from China to Manitowoc for advanced training in skin diseases.
Men with the disease twice as likely to be diagnosed with the dangerous skin cancer.
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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
Weisenseel P, Prinz JC. Incidental detection of S. pyogenes -DNA in psoriatic skin by PCR. Arch Dermatol Res. 2005 Jun;296(12):573-6. 15856267. Wenk K, Arrington K, Ehrlich A. Psoriasis and non -alcoholic fatty liver disease. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.
Model of pathogenesis of psoriasis. Part 1. Systemic psoriatic process
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