Dermatosis vs Photodermatosis - What's the difference?

dermatosis | photodermatosis |


In medicine|lang=en terms the difference between dermatosis and photodermatosis

is that dermatosis is (medicine) generic term for disease of the skin while photodermatosis is (medicine) dermatosis caused by or aggravated by exposure to light.

As nouns the difference between dermatosis and photodermatosis

is that dermatosis is (medicine) generic term for disease of the skin while photodermatosis is (medicine) dermatosis caused by or aggravated by exposure to light.

dermatosis

English

Noun

(dermatoses) (wikipedia dermatosis)
  • (medicine) generic term for disease of the skin.
  • Usage notes

    Not to be confused with dermatitis which is inflammation of the skin and is a symptom of some dermatoses.

    photodermatosis

    Noun

    (photodermatoses)
  • (medicine) dermatosis caused by or aggravated by exposure to light