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Descriptor English: Leg Dermatoses
Descriptor Spanish: Dermatosis de la Pierna
Descriptor dermatosis de la pierna
Scope note: Término inespecífico usado para referirse a cualquier lesión o grupo de lesiones o erupciones de cualquier tipo de la pierna. (Stedman, 25a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Dermatoses da Perna
Descriptor French: Dermatoses de la jambe
Entry term(s): Dermatoses, Leg
Dermatosis, Leg
Leg Dermatosis
Tree number(s): C17.800.446
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007868
Scope note: A nonspecific term used to denote any cutaneous lesion or group of lesions, or eruptions of any type on the leg. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; a coordinate for specific skin diseases of the leg but not a coordinate for neoplasms on the leg (index neoplasm terms and LEG); consider synonym for leg dermatitis and do not add DERMATITIS unless one of the specific DERMATITIS terms in MeSH
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
DeCS ID: 8046
Unique ID: D007868
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Leg Dermatoses - Preferred
Concept UI M0012283
Scope note A nonspecific term used to denote any cutaneous lesion or group of lesions, or eruptions of any type on the leg. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Leg Dermatoses
Entry term(s) Dermatoses, Leg
Dermatosis, Leg
Leg Dermatosis



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