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Dermatology. Integumentary System

  • Classify general works on dermatology in children in WS 260-265.
  • Classify works on dermatologic nursing and nursing of patients with specific skin diseases in WY 154.5.

Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society) (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Includes membership lists and administrative reports issued serially or separately. Classify directories in WR 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see WR 23-24.

Collected works by several authors

Collected works by individual authors

Addresses. Essays. Lectures

History (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Monographs and Serials)

Classification. Terminology
(Monographs and Serials)

Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Atlases. Pictorial works

Classify here also atlases on single skin diseases.


Classify here works about education.

Educational materials
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify here educational materials, e.g., outlines, questions and answers, programmed instruction, computer-assisted instruction, etc., regardless of format. Classify textbooks, regardless of format, by subject.

Schools, departments, and faculties of dermatology (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Include here works on the history of schools. Classify courses of study, catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Research (General)

Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.

Dermatology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

Classify works on the specialty alone here. Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WR 100.

Directories (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Collective laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.

Individual laboratories, academies, institutes, etc. (Cutter from name of institution)

Laboratory manuals. Technique

Equipment and supplies

Classify catalogs in W 26.

Informatics. Electronic data processing. Computers (General)

Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.

Collective hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, etc. (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Individual hospitals, dispensaries, clinics, etc. (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table-G)

Collective museums, exhibitions, etc.

Individual museums, exhibitions, etc. (Cutter from name of museum, etc.) (Table-G)

Laws (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Discussion of law (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Handbooks. Resource guides
(Monographs and Serials)

General works

Classify works on specialty and on the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on diseases alone in WR 140.

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology

Integumentary system physiological phenomena

Radiation effects on the skin. Sunburn



Skin care

Skin diseases (General)

Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WR 100.

Examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring

Skin manifestations

Acneiform eruptions



Cutaneous lupus erythematosus

Keratosis (General or not elsewhere classified)

Skin diseases associated with hypersensitivity. Dermatitis. Eczematous skin diseases

Cf. QW 900 for general works on hypersensitivity. Classify works on dermatitis herpetiformis in WR 200; on occupational dermatitis in WR 600; on neurodermatitis in WR 280.

Drug eruptions

Urticaria. Angioedema

Classify works on urticaria pigmentosa in WR 267.

Contact dermatitis

Cf. WR 600 Occupational dermatitis.

Dermatitis exfoliativa


Vesiculobullous skin diseases

Classify works on erythema multiforme in WR 150.

Papulosquamous skin diseases

Classify works on exfoliative dermatitis in WR 180; on seborrhea in WR 415.


Lichen planus

Genetic skin diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Infectious skin diseases (General, bacterial, or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on viral skin infections in WC 570-590; parasitic skin diseases in WR 345.



Cutaneous tuberculosis


Pigmentation disorders

[This number not used]

Classify pigmentation disorders of metabolic origin in WR 265.

Neurodermatitis. Somatosensory disorders

Classify works on causalgia in WL 544.

Pruritus. Prurigo



[This number not used]

Class tinea capitis infections in WR 310.


Parasitic skin diseases (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify works on cutaneous leishmaniasis in WR 350.

Tropical diseases of the skin (General or not elsewhere classified)

Cf. WC 715 Visceral leishmaniasis.

Skin diseases caused by arthropods (General or not elsewhere classified)

Mite infestations

Classify works on mite-borne rickettsial infections in WC 635.

Lice infestations

Tick infestations

Classify tick-borne rickettsial infections at WC 625.

[This number not used]

Sweat. Sweat glands

Sebaceous glands

Seborrheic dermatitis

Epidermal cyst

Acne vulgaris

Hair. Scalp

Hypertrichosis. Hirsutism


Hair care. Hair preparations


Skin neoplasms

Skin ulcers

Classify works on leg ulcer in WE 850.

Occupational dermatitis

Cf. WR 175 Contact dermatitis.

Therapy (General or not elsewhere classified)

Classify laser therapy in WO 511.


Dermatologic surgical procedures