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Hutchinson's Melanotic Freckle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hutchinson's Melanotic Freckle
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.465.625.650.510.385
C04.557.580.625.650.510.385
C04.557.665.510.385
Unique ID
D018327
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018327
Annotation
coord IM with SKIN NEOPLASMS (IM) + site (IM or NIM) if relevant
Scope Note
A cellular subtype of malignant melanoma. It is a pigmented lesion composed of melanocytes occurring on sun-exposed skin, usually the face and neck. The melanocytes are commonly multinucleated with a "starburst" appearance. It is considered by many to be the in situ phase of lentigo maligna melanoma.
Entry Term(s)
Freckle, Melanotic
Lentigo Maligna
Lentigo, Malignant
Melanotic Freckle
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/03
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Hutchinson's Melanotic Freckle Preferred
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