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Xeroderma Pigmentosum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Xeroderma Pigmentosum
Tree Number(s)
C04.834.867
C16.131.831.936
C16.320.850.970
C17.800.600.925
C17.800.621.936
C17.800.804.936
C17.800.827.970
C18.452.284.975
Unique ID
D014983
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014983
Annotation
if non-neoplastic, coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/disease term (IM); if neoplastic, coordinate IM with organ/neoplasm term (IM); do not confuse KAPOSI DISEASE with SARCOMA, KAPOSI
Scope Note
A rare, pigmentary, and atrophic autosomal recessive disease. It is manifested as an extreme photosensitivity to ULTRAVIOLET RAYS as the result of a deficiency in the enzyme that permits excisional repair of ultraviolet-damaged DNA.
Entry Term(s)
Kaposi Disease
Kaposi's Disease
NLM Classification #
WR 265
Public MeSH Note
63; KAPOSI DISEASE was KAPOSI'S DISEASE 1963-97
History Note
63; KAPOSI DISEASE was KAPOSI'S DISEASE 1963-97
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/07
Xeroderma Pigmentosum Preferred
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