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Descriptor English: Keratosis, Actinic
Descriptor Spanish: Queratosis Actínica
Descriptor Portuguese: Ceratose Actínica
Descriptor French: Kératose actinique
Entry term(s): Actinic Keratoses
Actinic Keratosis
Keratoses, Actinic
Tree number(s): C04.834.450
C17.800.428.570
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055623
Scope note: White or pink lesions on the arms, hands, face, or scalp that arise from sun-induced DNA DAMAGE to KERATINOCYTES in exposed areas. They are considered precursor lesions to superficial SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA.
Annotation:
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: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53062
Unique ID: D055623
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Keratosis, Actinic - Preferred
Concept UI M0518969
Scope note White or pink lesions on the arms, hands, face, or scalp that arise from sun-induced DNA DAMAGE to KERATINOCYTES in exposed areas. They are considered precursor lesions to superficial SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA.
Preferred term Keratosis, Actinic
Entry term(s) Actinic Keratoses
Actinic Keratosis
Keratoses, Actinic



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