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Descriptor in English: Granuloma
Descriptor in Spanish: Granuloma
Descriptor in Portuguese: Granuloma
Descriptor in French: Granulome
Entry term(s): Granulomas
Tree number(s): C15.604.515.292
C23.550.382
Scope note: A relatively small nodular inflammatory lesion containing grouped mononuclear phagocytes, caused by infectious and noninfectious agents.
Annotation: GEN: prefer specifics; coord IM with organ/dis (IM); malignant of nose = GRANULOMA, LETHAL MIDLINE; central giant cell granuloma & giant cell granuloma = GRANULOMA, GIANT CELL; granulomatous dis or granulomatous dis of childhood = GRANULOMATOUS DISEASE, CHRONIC; cholesterol granuloma = GRANULOMA, FOREIGN BODY (IM) + CHOLESTEROL (IM); talc granuloma = GRANULOMA, FOREIGN BODY /etiol (not/chem ind) + TALC /adv eff; xanthogranuloma = XANTHOMATOSIS (IM) + GRANULOMA (IM) but XANTHOGRANULOMA, JUVENILE is 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
See also the descriptors: Tuberculoma MeSH
DeCS UI: 6250
Descriptor UI: D006099
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Granuloma - Preferred
Concept UI M0009605
Scope note A relatively small nodular inflammatory lesion containing grouped mononuclear phagocytes, caused by infectious and noninfectious agents.
Preferred term Granuloma
Entry term(s) Granulomas



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