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Pinta MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pinta
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.794.840.250
C01.150.252.400.840.250
C01.150.252.819.630
C01.800.720.630
C17.800.838.765.630
Unique ID
D010874
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010874
Annotation
a nonvenereal treponemal skin infect
Scope Note
An infectious disease of the skin caused by Treponema carateum that occurs only in the western hemisphere. Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years of age. This condition is characterized by marked changes in the skin color and is believed to be transmitted by direct person-to-person contact.
NLM Classification #
WC 422
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Pinta Preferred
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