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Massive Hepatic Necrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Massive Hepatic Necrosis
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.100.600
C06.552.308.500.750.500
Unique ID
D047508
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047508
Scope Note
Extensive and rapid death of parenchymal cells in the LIVER, often due to exposure to toxic materials or drug-induced injury. It is characterized by a soft, flabby, yellow-brown wrinkled, and shrunken liver. It was called "acute yellow atrophy".
Entry Term(s)
Acute Yellow Atrophy
Acute Yellow Atrophy of Liver
Drug-induced Hepatic Necrosis
Fulminant Hepatitis
Hepatitis, Fulminant
Submassive Hepatic Necrosis
Previous Indexing
Liver Diseases (1968-2004)
Necrosis (1968-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see LIVER DISEASES 1997-2004
History Note
2005; use LIVER DISEASES 1997-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Massive Hepatic Necrosis Preferred
Drug-induced Hepatic Necrosis Related
Fulminant Hepatitis Related
Submassive Hepatic Necrosis Related
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