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Immune Complex Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Immune Complex Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C20.543.520
Unique ID
D007105
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007105
Annotation
disease caused by deposition of antigen-antibody complexes with resultant damage to tissue; "immune complex" = IMMUNE COMPLEX see ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY COMPLEX
Scope Note
Group of diseases mediated by the deposition of large soluble complexes of antigen and antibody with resultant damage to tissue. Besides SERUM SICKNESS and the ARTHUS REACTION, evidence supports a pathogenic role for immune complexes in many other IMMUNE SYSTEM DISEASES including GLOMERULONEPHRITIS, systemic lupus erythematosus (LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, SYSTEMIC) and POLYARTERITIS NODOSA.
Entry Version
IMMUNE COMPLEX DIS
Entry Term(s)
Hypersensitivity, Type III
Type III Hypersensitivity
NLM Classification #
QW 608
Previous Indexing
Immunologic Diseases (1971)
Public MeSH Note
93; was IMMUNE COMPLEX DISEASE 1974-92
Online Note
use IMMUNE COMPLEX DISEASES to search IMMUNE COMPLEX DISEASE 1972-92 (as Prov 1972-73)
History Note
93; was IMMUNE COMPLEX DISEASE 1972-92 (Prov 1972-73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/04/13
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