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Keratosis, Actinic MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Keratosis, Actinic
Tree Number(s)
C04.834.450
C17.800.428.570
Unique ID
D055623
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055623
Scope Note
White or pink lesions on the arms, hands, face, or scalp that arise from sun-induced DNA DAMAGE to KERATINOCYTES in exposed areas. They are considered precursor lesions to superficial SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA.
Entry Term(s)
Actinic Keratosis
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2017/07/07
Keratosis, Actinic Preferred
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