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Cicatrix, Hypertrophic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cicatrix, Hypertrophic
Tree Number(s)
A10.165.450.300.125
C23.550.355.274.505
Unique ID
D017439
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017439
Annotation
does not spread to surrounding tissue: do not confuse with KELOID which does; follow text of author
Scope Note
An elevated scar, resembling a KELOID, but which does not spread into surrounding tissues. It is formed by enlargement and overgrowth of cicatricial tissue and regresses spontaneously.
Entry Term(s)
Scars, Hypertrophic
Previous Indexing
Cicatrix (1966-1992)
See Also
Keloid
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Cicatrix, Hypertrophic Preferred
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