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Descriptor in English: Sclerosis
Descriptor in Spanish: Esclerosis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Esclerose
Descriptor in French: Sclérose
Entry term(s): Scleroses
Tree number(s): C23.550.823
Scope note: A pathological process consisting of hardening or fibrosis of an anatomical structure, often a vessel or a nerve.
Annotation: NIM as pathol process with no qualif: coord with Cat A term /pathol (IM)
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
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 12979
Descriptor UI: D012598
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Sclerosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0019550
Scope note A pathological process consisting of hardening or fibrosis of an anatomical structure, often a vessel or a nerve.
Preferred term Sclerosis
Entry term(s) Scleroses



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