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Dental Enamel Hypoplasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Enamel Hypoplasia
Tree Number(s)
C07.650.800.255
C07.793.700.255
C16.131.850.800.255
Unique ID
D003744
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003744
Scope Note
An acquired or hereditary condition due to deficiency in the formation of tooth enamel (AMELOGENESIS). It is usually characterized by defective, thin, or malformed DENTAL ENAMEL. Risk factors for enamel hypoplasia include gene mutations, nutritional deficiencies, diseases, and environmental factors.
Entry Version
DENT ENAMEL HYPOPLASIA
Entry Term(s)
Enamel Agenesis
Enamel Hypoplasia
Enamel Hypoplasia, Dental
Hypoplasia, Dental Enamel
Hypoplastic Enamel
Molar Incisor Hypomineralization
Public MeSH Note
66; was ENAMEL HYPOPLASIA 1965
History Note
66; was ENAMEL HYPOPLASIA 1965
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Dental Enamel Hypoplasia Preferred
Molar Incisor Hypomineralization Narrower
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