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Elephantiasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Elephantiasis
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.496.320
Unique ID
D004604
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004604
Annotation
ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL is also available
Scope Note
Hypertrophy and thickening of tissues from causes other than filarial infection, the latter being described as ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL.
Entry Term(s)
Bigfoot Disease
Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa
Endemic Elephantiasis
Endemic Non-Filarial Elephantiasis
Lymphostatic Verrucosis
Microcrystal Disease
Mossy foot
Podoconiosis
NLM Classification #
WH 700
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1975-90; was see FILARIASIS & LYMPHEDEMA 1963-74
Online Note
search FILARIASIS & LYMPHEDEMA 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1975-90; was see FILARIASIS & LYMPHEDEMA 1963-74
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/12/04
Elephantiasis Preferred
Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa Related
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