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Descriptor English: Lentigo
Descriptor Spanish: Lentigo
Descriptor Portuguese: Lentigo
Descriptor French: Lentigo
Entry term(s): Lentigines
Lentiginoses
Lentiginosis
Lentigos
Tree number(s): C17.800.621.430.530.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007911
Scope note: Small circumscribed melanoses resembling, but differing histologically from, freckles. The concept includes senile lentigo ('liver spots') and nevoid lentigo (nevus spilus, lentigo simplex) and may also occur in association with multiple congenital defects or congenital syndromes (e.g., Peutz-Jeghers syndrome).
Annotation: a form of melanosis
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: 8089
Unique ID: D007911
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Lentigo - Preferred
Concept UI M0012354
Scope note Small circumscribed melanoses resembling, but differing histologically from, freckles. The concept includes senile lentigo ('liver spots') and nevoid lentigo (nevus spilus, lentigo simplex) and may also occur in association with multiple congenital defects or congenital syndromes (e.g., Peutz-Jeghers syndrome).
Preferred term Lentigo
Entry term(s) Lentigines
Lentiginoses
Lentiginosis
Lentigos



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