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Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.553
C23.550.355.550
Unique ID
D054989
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054989
Scope Note
A chronic, acquired, idiopathic, progressive eruption of the skin that occurs in the context of RENAL FAILURE. It is sometimes accompanied by systemic fibrosis. The pathogenesis seems to be multifactorial, with postulated involvement of circulating fibrocytes. There is a strong association between this disorder and the use of gadolinium-based contrast agents.
Entry Term(s)
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy Preferred
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