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Lentigo MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lentigo
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.621.430.530.550
Unique ID
D007911
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007911
Annotation
a form of melanosis
Scope Note
Small circumscribed melanoses resembling, but differing histologically from, freckles. The concept includes senile lentigo ('liver spots') and nevoid lentigo (nevus spilus, lentigo simplex) and may also occur in association with multiple congenital defects or congenital syndromes (e.g., Peutz-Jeghers syndrome).
Entry Term(s)
Lentigines
Lentiginosis
NLM Classification #
WR 265
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Lentigo Preferred
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