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Keratosis, Actinic
MeSH HeadingKeratosis, Actinic
Tree NumberC04.834.450
Tree NumberC17.800.428.570
Scope NoteWhite 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.
Entry TermActinic Keratosis
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
History Note2009
Date of Entry20080708
Unique IDD055623


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Neoplasms [C04]
   Precancerous Conditions [C04.834]
Aberrant Crypt Foci [C04.834.020]
Erythroplasia [C04.834.288]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKeratosis, Actinic [C04.834.450]
Leukoplakia [C04.834.512]  +
Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis [C04.834.567]
Preleukemia [C04.834.770]
Uterine Cervical Dysplasia [C04.834.818]
Xeroderma Pigmentosum [C04.834.867]

 
Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
   Skin Diseases [C17.800]
      Keratosis [C17.800.428]
Callosities [C17.800.428.200]
Cholesteatoma [C17.800.428.260]  +
Darier Disease [C17.800.428.275]
Erythrokeratodermia Variabilis [C17.800.428.304]
Ichthyosis [C17.800.428.333]  +
Keratoderma, Palmoplantar [C17.800.428.435]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeKeratosis, Actinic [C17.800.428.570]
Keratosis, Seborrheic [C17.800.428.580]
Parakeratosis [C17.800.428.736]
Porokeratosis [C17.800.428.750]

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