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Lice Infestations MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Lice Infestations
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.858.211.465
C17.800.838.775.580
Unique ID
D010373
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010373
Annotation
coord IM with specific louse (IM); head lice: coord IM with SCALP DERMATOSES (IM) and PEDICULUS (IM)
Scope Note
Parasitic attack or subsistence on the skin by members of the order Phthiraptera, especially on humans by Pediculus humanus of the family Pediculidae. The hair of the head, eyelashes, and pubis is a frequent site of infestation. (From Dorland, 28th ed; Stedman, 26th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Pediculosis
NLM Classification #
WR 375
Public MeSH Note
1999; see PEDICULOSIS 1966-1998; for LICE INFESTATIONS see PEDICULOSIS 1998
History Note
1999(1966)
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Lice Infestations Preferred
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