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Scleroderma, Localized MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Scleroderma, Localized
Tree Number(s)
C17.300.787
C17.800.767
Unique ID
D012594
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012594
Annotation
do not confuse with SCLERODERMA, LIMITED
Scope Note
A term used to describe a variety of localized asymmetrical SKIN thickening that is similar to those of SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA but without the disease features in the multiple internal organs and BLOOD VESSELS. Lesions may be characterized as patches or plaques (morphea), bands (linear), or nodules.
Entry Term(s)
Dermatosclerosis
Frontal Linear Scleroderma en Coup de Sabre
Linear Scleroderma
Morphea
Scleroderma, Circumscribed
Scleroderma, Linear
Previous Indexing
Scleroderma, Systemic (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see SCLERODERMA, CIRCUMSCRIBED 1971-2003
History Note
2004 (1971)
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Scleroderma, Localized Preferred
Dermatosclerosis Broader
Morphea Related
Scleroderma, Linear Narrower
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