Descriptor English: Cicatrix
Descriptor Spanish: Cicatriz
Descriptor cicatriz
Entry term(s) cicatrices
Scope note: Tejido fibroso que reemplaza al tejido normal durante el proceso de CICATRIZACIÓN DE HERIDAS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cicatriz
Descriptor French: Cicatrice
Entry term(s): Cicatrization
Tree number(s): A10.165.450.300
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The fibrous tissue that replaces normal tissue during the process of WOUND HEALING.
Annotation: CICATRIX, HYPERTROPHIC is also available; do not confuse entry term SCARRING with scarification (scratching open the surface of the skin purposely for VACCINATION; BODY MODIFICATION, NON-THERAPEUTIC; etc.)
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
Related: Corneal Injuries MeSH
Keloid MeSH
DeCS ID: 2947
Unique ID: D002921
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/16
Cicatrix - Preferred
Concept UI M0004472
Scope note The fibrous tissue that replaces normal tissue during the process of WOUND HEALING.
Preferred term Cicatrix
Entry term(s) Scar
Cicatrization - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0514460
Scope note The formation of fibrous tissue in the place of normal tissue during the process of WOUND HEALING. It includes scar tissue formation occurring in healing internal organs as well as in the skin after surface injuries.
Preferred term Cicatrization
Entry term(s) Scarring

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