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Granuloma, Foreign-Body MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Granuloma, Foreign-Body
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.382.437
C26.392.560.325
Unique ID
D015745
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015745
Scope Note
Histiocytic, inflammatory response to a foreign body. It consists of modified macrophages with multinucleated giant cells, in this case foreign-body giant cells (GIANT CELLS, FOREIGN-BODY), usually surrounded by lymphocytes.
Entry Term(s)
Foreign-Body Granuloma
Previous Indexing
Foreign Bodies (1966-1989)
Foreign Body Reaction (1972-1989)
Granuloma (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under FOREIGN BODY REACTION 1990
History Note
91(90); was see under FOREIGN BODY REACTION 1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/06/19
Revision Date
2010/06/25
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