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Descriptor English: Acantholysis
Descriptor Spanish: Acantólisis
Descriptor Portuguese: Acantólise
Descriptor French: Acantholyse
Entry term(s): Acantholyses
Tree number(s): C17.800.865.070
C23.550.035
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000051
Scope note: Separation of the prickle cells of the stratum spinosum of the epidermis, resulting in atrophy of the prickle cell layer. It is seen in diseases such as pemphigus vulgaris (see PEMPHIGUS) and DARIER DISEASE.
Annotation: ACANTHOLYSIS BULLOSA see EPIDERMOLYSIS BULLOSA 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
Previous Indexing: Skin/pathology (1966-1968)
specific skin disease/pathology (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SKIN DISEASES 1969-90
History Note: 91(69); was see under SKIN DISEASES 1969-90
DeCS ID: 29312
Unique ID: D000051
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/10
Acantholysis - Preferred
Concept UI M0000077
Scope note Separation of the prickle cells of the stratum spinosum of the epidermis, resulting in atrophy of the prickle cell layer. It is seen in diseases such as pemphigus vulgaris (see PEMPHIGUS) and DARIER DISEASE.
Preferred term Acantholysis
Entry term(s) Acantholyses



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