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Keratolytic Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Keratolytic Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.444.400
Unique ID
D007641
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007641
Annotation
GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Agents that soften, separate, and cause desquamation of the cornified epithelium or horny layer of skin. They are used to expose mycelia of infecting fungi or to treat corns, warts, and certain other skin diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Desquamating Agents
Skin-Peeling Agents
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Dermatologic Agents (1967-1974)
Skin Diseases (1966)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DERMATOLOGIC AGENTS 1975-90
Online Note
search DERMATOLOGIC AGENTS 1967-74
History Note
91(75); was see under DERMATOLOGIC AGENTS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Keratolytic Agents Preferred
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