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Descriptor English: Elephantiasis
Descriptor Spanish: Elefantiasis
Descriptor Portuguese: Elefantíase
Descriptor French: Éléphantiasis
Entry term(s): Bigfoot Disease
Bigfoot Diseases
Disease, Bigfoot
Disease, Microcrystal
Diseases, Bigfoot
Diseases, Microcrystal
Elephantiases
Elephantiases, Endemic
Elephantiases, Endemic Non-Filarial
Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa
Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosas
Elephantiasis, Endemic
Elephantiasis, Endemic Non-Filarial
Endemic Elephantiases
Endemic Elephantiasis
Endemic Non Filarial Elephantiasis
Endemic Non-Filarial Elephantiases
Endemic Non-Filarial Elephantiasis
Lymphostatic Verrucoses
Lymphostatic Verrucosis
Microcrystal Disease
Microcrystal Diseases
Mossy foot
Mossy foots
Non-Filarial Elephantiases, Endemic
Non-Filarial Elephantiasis, Endemic
Nostras Verrucosa, Elephantiasis
Nostras Verrucosas, Elephantiasis
Podoconioses
Podoconiosis
Verrucosa, Elephantiasis Nostras
Verrucosas, Elephantiasis Nostras
Verrucoses, Lymphostatic
Verrucosis, Lymphostatic
foot, Mossy
foots, Mossy
Tree number(s): C15.604.496.320
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004604
Scope note: Hypertrophy and thickening of tissues from causes other than filarial infection, the latter being described as ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL.
Annotation: ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL 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
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1975-90; was see FILARIASIS & LYMPHEDEMA 1963-74
Online Note: search FILARIASIS & LYMPHEDEMA 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under LYMPHEDEMA 1975-90; was see FILARIASIS & LYMPHEDEMA 1963-74
DeCS ID: 4677
Unique ID: D004604
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: 2012/12/04
Elephantiasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0007229
Scope note Hypertrophy and thickening of tissues from causes other than filarial infection, the latter being described as ELEPHANTIASIS, FILARIAL.
Preferred term Elephantiasis
Entry term(s) Elephantiases
Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0562430
Preferred term Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosa
Entry term(s) Elephantiasis Nostras Verrucosas
Nostras Verrucosa, Elephantiasis
Nostras Verrucosas, Elephantiasis
Verrucosa, Elephantiasis Nostras
Verrucosas, Elephantiasis Nostras
Podoconiosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0568420
Scope note Nonfilarial, noninfective, usually crystalline blockage of the limb lymphatics, almost always affecting the lower limbs and especially the feet.
Preferred term Podoconiosis
Entry term(s) Disease, Microcrystal
Diseases, Microcrystal
Lymphostatic Verrucoses
Lymphostatic Verrucosis
Microcrystal Disease
Microcrystal Diseases
Mossy foot
Mossy foots
Podoconioses
Verrucoses, Lymphostatic
Verrucosis, Lymphostatic
foot, Mossy
foots, Mossy
Endemic Elephantiasis - Narrower
Concept UI M0568542
Preferred term Endemic Elephantiasis
Entry term(s) Elephantiases, Endemic
Elephantiasis, Endemic
Endemic Elephantiases
Endemic Non-Filarial Elephantiasis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0562428
Preferred term Endemic Non-Filarial Elephantiasis
Entry term(s) Elephantiases, Endemic Non-Filarial
Elephantiasis, Endemic Non-Filarial
Endemic Non Filarial Elephantiasis
Endemic Non-Filarial Elephantiases
Non-Filarial Elephantiases, Endemic
Non-Filarial Elephantiasis, Endemic
Bigfoot Disease - Narrower
Concept UI M0568541
Preferred term Bigfoot Disease
Entry term(s) Bigfoot Diseases
Disease, Bigfoot
Diseases, Bigfoot



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