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Cholesteatoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cholesteatoma
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.428.260
Unique ID
D002781
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002781
Annotation
coordinate IM with organ/disease (IM) but CHOLESTEATOMA, MIDDLE EAR is available
Scope Note
A non-neoplastic mass of keratin-producing squamous EPITHELIUM, frequently occurring in the MENINGES; bones of the skull, and most commonly in the MIDDLE EAR and MASTOID region. Cholesteatoma can be congenital or acquired. Cholesteatoma is not a tumor nor is it associated with high CHOLESTEROL.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Cholesteatoma Preferred
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