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Microcephaly MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Microcephaly
Tree Number(s)
C05.660.207.620
C10.500.507.400.500
C16.131.621.207.620
C16.131.666.507.400.500
Unique ID
D008831
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008831
Scope Note
A congenital abnormality in which the CEREBRUM is underdeveloped, the fontanels close prematurely, and, as a result, the head is small. (Desk Reference for Neuroscience, 2nd ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Microlissencephaly
Severe Congenital Microcephaly
NLM Classification #
QS 675
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Microcephaly Preferred
Microlissencephaly Related
Severe Congenital Microcephaly Narrower
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