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Actinomycosis, Cervicofacial MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Actinomycosis, Cervicofacial
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.040.137.316
C01.150.252.819.110
C01.800.720.110
C17.800.838.765.110
Unique ID
D000197
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000197
Annotation
bact infect, not fungal despite "-mycosis": = infect by genus ACTINOMYCES
Scope Note
A form of ACTINOMYCOSIS characterized by slow-growing inflammatory lesions of the lymph nodes that drain the mouth (lumpy jaw), reddening of the overlying skin, and intraperitoneal abscesses.
NLM Classification #
WC 302
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Actinomycosis, Cervicofacial Preferred
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