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Steatitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Steatitis
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500.133.841.682
C22.880
Unique ID
D013231
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013231
Annotation
inflamm of adipose tissue in cats & minks; coord IM with CAT DISEASES (IM) or MINKS (IM); check tags CATS if cat & ANIMALS for cat or mink
Scope Note
A disease of cats and mink characterized by a marked inflammation of adipose tissue and the deposition of "ceroid" pigment in the interstices of the adipose cells. It is believed to be caused by feeding diets containing too much unsaturated fatty acid and too little vitamin E. (Merck Veterinary Manual, 5th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)
Previous Indexing
Selenium (1966-1970)
Swine Diseases (1966-1970)
Vitamin E Deficiency/VE (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
71
History Note
71
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/30
Steatitis Preferred
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