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Cochrane Skin titles categorised by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) diagnostic index

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A. INFECTIOUS DISEASES AFFECTING THE SKIN (50)
A0 Skin diseases caused by viruses: e.g.viral warts, herpes simplex (cold sores), herpes zoster (shingles), molluscum contagiosum; and diseases of suspected viral origin eg piytriasis rosea (22)
B. SKIN CONDITIONS DUE TO ENVIRONMENTAL OR PHYSICAL INJURY (9)
B5 Skin conditions caused or provoked by sunlight and ultraviolet radiation e.g. actinic (solar) keratoses, polymorphic light eruption, sun-induced skin ageing, photosensitivity dermatitis. Skin cancer is considered separately in sections X1 to X4. (8)
C. DERMATITIS AND ECZEMA (53)
C1 Atopic dermatitis (atopic eczema, childhood eczema) (32)
2. Medical Treatments (26)
D. PSORIASIS AND OTHER KERATINISING DISORDERS (52)
D1 Psoriasis (52)
2. Medical treatments (46)
Topical treatments (30)
H. DISORDERS OF SKIN APPENDAGES (HAIR, NAILS, SWEAT GLANDS) (46)
H3 Acne (25)
Topical treatments (13)
M. CONNECTIVE TISSUE AND IMMUNOBULLOUS AND RELATED; (26)
X. TUMOURS AND CYSTS OF THE SKIN AND APPENDAGES (70)
X1-X2 Keratinocyte cancers and precancer of the skin e.g. Bowen's disease, squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma ("rodent ulcer") (50)
X4 Malignant melanoma (20)