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Chancroid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chancroid
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.700.433.308
C01.150.252.734.201
C01.221.812.281.201
C01.778.281.201
C12.100.937.281.201
Unique ID
D002602
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002602
Annotation
caused by Haemophilus ducreyi; do not confuse with CHANCRE, the primary lesion of syphilis
Scope Note
Acute, localized autoinoculable infectious disease usually acquired through sexual contact. Caused by HAEMOPHILUS DUCREYI, it occurs endemically almost worldwide, especially in tropical and subtropical countries and more commonly in seaports and urban areas than in rural areas.
NLM Classification #
WC 155
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Chancroid Preferred
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