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Cellulitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cellulitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.800.130
C01.830.200
C17.300.185
C23.550.470.756.200
Unique ID
D002481
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002481
Annotation
in French literature "cellulite" can be CELLULITE or CELLULITIS
Scope Note
An acute, diffuse, and suppurative inflammation of loose connective tissue, particularly the deep subcutaneous tissues, and sometimes muscle, which is most commonly seen as a result of infection of a wound, ulcer, or other skin lesions.
Entry Term(s)
Phlegmon
NLM Classification #
WR 220
See Also
Cellulite
Public MeSH Note
PHLEGMON was heading 1963-78
Online Note
use CELLULITIS to search PHLEGMON 1966-78
History Note
PHLEGMON was heading 1963-78
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Cellulitis Preferred
Phlegmon Narrower
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