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Descriptor English: Pinta
Descriptor Spanish: Pinta (Dermatosis)
Descriptor pinta
Entry term(s) caratea
mal de pinto
Scope note: Enfermedad infecciosa de la piel causada por Treponema carateum, que sólo se observa en el hemisferio occidental. La enfermedad comienza a manifestarse entre los 10 y 20 años. Se caracteriza por notables cambios en el color de la piel y se cree que se transmite por contacto directo de persona a persona.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pinta (Dermatose)
Descriptor French: Pinta
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.400.794.840.250
C01.150.252.400.840.250
C01.150.252.819.630
C01.800.720.630
C17.800.838.765.630
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010874
Scope note: An infectious disease of the skin caused by Treponema carateum that occurs only in the western hemisphere. Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years of age. This condition is characterized by marked changes in the skin color and is believed to be transmitted by direct person-to-person contact.
Annotation: a nonvenereal treponemal skin infect
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 11307
Unique ID: D010874
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Pinta - Preferred
Concept UI M0016879
Scope note An infectious disease of the skin caused by Treponema carateum that occurs only in the western hemisphere. Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years of age. This condition is characterized by marked changes in the skin color and is believed to be transmitted by direct person-to-person contact.
Preferred term Pinta



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