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Descriptor in English: Facies
Descriptor in Spanish: Facies
Descriptor in Portuguese: Facies
Descriptor in French: Faciès
Tree number(s): C23.550.291.812
E01.370.600.230
Scope note: The appearance of the face that is often characteristic of a disease or pathological condition, as the elfin facies of WILLIAMS SYNDROME or the mongoloid facies of DOWN SYNDROME. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with FACIAL EXPRESSION, a psychol response; coord IM with assoc dis (IM)
Online Note: use FACIAL EXPRESSION to search FACIES 1966-73
History Note: 96; was see under FACIAL EXPRESSION 1963-73
DeCS UI: 32751
Descriptor UI: D019066
Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1995/05/26
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Facies - Preferred
Concept UI M0028463
Scope note The appearance of the face that is often characteristic of a disease or pathological condition, as the elfin facies of WILLIAMS SYNDROME or the mongoloid facies of DOWN SYNDROME. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Facies



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