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Connective Tissue Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Connective Tissue Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C17.300
Unique ID
D003240
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003240
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not confuse with MIXED CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE, a specific connective tissue disease entity
Scope Note
A heterogeneous group of disorders, some hereditary, others acquired, characterized by abnormal structure or function of one or more of the elements of connective tissue, i.e., collagen, elastin, or the mucopolysaccharides.
Entry Version
CONNECTIVE TISSUE DIS
Previous Indexing
Collagen Diseases (1966-1979)
Connective Tissue (1966-1979)
See Also
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Collagen Diseases
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/12/21
Revision Date
1992/05/20
Connective Tissue Diseases Preferred
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