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Descriptor English: Facies
Descriptor Spanish: Facies
Descriptor Portuguese: Facies
Descriptor French: Faciès
Tree number(s): C23.550.291.812
E01.370.600.230
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019066
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)
Public MeSH Note: 96; was see under FACIAL EXPRESSION 1963-73
Online Note: use FACIAL EXPRESSION to search FACIES 1966-73
History Note: 96; was see under FACIAL EXPRESSION 1963-73
DeCS ID: 32751
Unique ID: D019066
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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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