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Fibrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Fibrosis
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.355
Unique ID
D005355
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005355
Annotation
NIM only as pathol process with no qualif: coord with Cat A term /‌pathol (IM); several specific fibrosis terms are also available
Scope Note
Any pathological condition where fibrous connective tissue invades any organ, usually as a consequence of inflammation or other injury.
Entry Term(s)
Cirrhosis
Previous Indexing
specific organ/pathology (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/03/25
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Fibrosis Preferred
Cirrhosis Narrower
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