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Kveim Test MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Kveim Test
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.812.871.300.540
E05.200.812.871.300.540
E05.478.594.890.300.540
Unique ID
D007731
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007731
Scope Note
Intradermal injection of a heated (pasteurized) saline suspension of sarcoid tissue obtained from a sarcoid spleen or lymph node. In patients with active sarcoidosis a dusky red nodule develops slowly over the next few weeks at the injection site. Histologic examination, an essential part of the complete test, reveals sarcoid tissue.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SKIN TESTS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under SKIN TESTS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2015/06/05
Kveim Test Preferred
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