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Scalp MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Scalp
Tree Number(s)
A01.456.810
Unique ID
D012535
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012535
Annotation
diseases of skin or hair of scalp = SCALP DERMATOSES; neopl of scalp = SKIN NEOPLASMS (IM) + SCALP (IM) + HEAD AND NECK NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM)
Scope Note
The outer covering of the calvaria. It is composed of several layers: SKIN; subcutaneous connective tissue; the occipitofrontal muscle which includes the tendinous galea aponeurotica; loose connective tissue; and the pericranium (the PERIOSTEUM of the SKULL).
NLM Classification #
WR 450
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Scalp Preferred
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