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Descriptor in English: Exostoses
Descriptor in Spanish: Exostosis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Exostose
Descriptor in French: Exostoses
Entry term(s): Exostosis
Tree number(s): C05.116.540.310
Scope note: Benign hypertrophy that projects outward from the surface of bone, often containing a cartilaginous component.
Annotation: cartilaginous & osteocartilaginous exostoses: index under OSTEOCHONDROMA; EXOSTOSES, MULTIPLE HEREDITARY is also available
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: 28011
Descriptor UI: D005096
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Exostoses - Preferred
Concept UI M0008036
Scope note Benign hypertrophy that projects outward from the surface of bone, often containing a cartilaginous component.
Preferred term Exostoses
Entry term(s) Exostosis



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