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Leishmaniasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Leishmaniasis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.752.300.500
C01.610.858.560
C01.920.813
C17.800.838.775.560
Unique ID
D007896
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007896
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; LEISHMANIASIS, AMERICAN see LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS is also available; tegumentary leishmaniasis = LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS
Scope Note
A disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus LEISHMANIA. There are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous (Old and New World) (LEISHMANIASIS, CUTANEOUS), diffuse cutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, DIFFUSE CUTANEOUS), mucocutaneous (LEISHMANIASIS, MUCOCUTANEOUS), and visceral (LEISHMANIASIS, VISCERAL).
Entry Term(s)
Leishmania Infection
NLM Classification #
WR 350
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/10
Leishmaniasis Preferred
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