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Hypertrichosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypertrichosis
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.329.875
Unique ID
D006983
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006983
Scope Note
Excessive hair growth at inappropriate locations, such as on the extremities, the head, and the back. It is caused by genetic or acquired factors, and is an androgen-independent process. This concept does not include HIRSUTISM which is an androgen-dependent excess hair growth in WOMEN and CHILDREN.
NLM Classification #
WR 455
See Also
Hirsutism
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/28
Hypertrichosis Preferred
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