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Descriptor English: Cartilage Diseases
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedades de los Cartílagos
Descriptor Portuguese: Doenças das Cartilagens
Descriptor French: Maladies du cartilage
Entry term(s): Cartilage Disease
Chondromalacia
Chondromalacias
Tree number(s): C05.182
C17.300.182
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002357
Scope note: Pathological processes involving the chondral tissue (CARTILAGE).
Annotation: general; inflammatory disease (chondritis) is likely to be OSTEOCHONDRITIS
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
Previous Indexing: Cartilage (1966-1967)
Cartilage, Articular (1966-1967)
Osteochondritis (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Entry Version: CARTILAGE DIS
Related: Ellis-Van Creveld Syndrome MeSH
Epiphyses, Slipped MeSH
Osteochondritis MeSH
DeCS ID: 2402
Unique ID: D002357
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Cartilage Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0003568
Scope note Pathological processes involving the chondral tissue (CARTILAGE).
Preferred term Cartilage Diseases
Entry term(s) Cartilage Disease
Chondromalacia - Narrower
Concept UI M0513544
Scope note Softening and degeneration of the CARTILAGE.
Preferred term Chondromalacia
Entry term(s) Chondromalacias



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