NLM Logo

Peliosis Hepatis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Peliosis Hepatis
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.802
C14.907.609
Unique ID
D010382
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010382
Scope Note
A vascular disease of the LIVER characterized by the occurrence of multiple blood-filled CYSTS or cavities. The cysts are lined with ENDOTHELIAL CELLS; the cavities lined with hepatic parenchymal cells (HEPATOCYTES). Peliosis hepatis has been associated with use of anabolic steroids (ANABOLIC AGENTS) and certain drugs.
Previous Indexing
Liver Diseases (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LIVER DISEASES 1981-90
History Note
91(81); was see under LIVER DISEASES 1981-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/04/09
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Peliosis Hepatis Preferred
page delivered in 0.175s