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Descriptor English: Melanosis
Descriptor Spanish: Melanosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Melanose
Descriptor French: Mélanose
Entry term(s): Chloasma
Chloasmas
Freckle
Freckles
Melanism
Melanoses
Melasma
Melasmas
Tree number(s): C17.800.621.430.530
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008548
Scope note: Disorders of increased melanin pigmentation that develop without preceding inflammatory disease.
Annotation: for neurocutaneous melanosis, coord with NEUROCUTANEOUS SYNDROMES
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: FRECKLES was see LENTIGO 1963-79
Online Note: use LENTIGO to search FRECKLES 1966-79
History Note: FRECKLES was see LENTIGO 1963-79
DeCS ID: 8716
Unique ID: D008548
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Melanosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0013316
Scope note Disorders of increased melanin pigmentation that develop without preceding inflammatory disease.
Preferred term Melanosis
Entry term(s) Melanism
Melanoses
Freckles - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0013315
Preferred term Freckles
Entry term(s) Freckle
Chloasma - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0013317
Preferred term Chloasma
Entry term(s) Chloasmas
Melasma
Melasmas



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