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Xanthogranuloma, Juvenile MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Xanthogranuloma, Juvenile
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.250.410.900
C17.800.973
Unique ID
D014972
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014972
Annotation
non-neoplastic
Scope Note
Benign disorder of infants and children caused by proliferation of HISTIOCYTES, macrophages found in tissues. These histiocytes, usually lipid-laden non-Langerhans cells, form multiple yellow-red nodules most often in the skin, the eye, and sometimes in the viscera. Patients appear to have normal lipid metabolism and are classified as a normolipemic non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Entry Term(s)
Nevoxanthoendothelioma
Xanthoma, Juvenile
Public MeSH Note
92; was XANTHOMA, JUVENILE 1967-91; XANTHOGRANULOMA, JUVENILE was see XANTHOMA, JUVENILE 1979-91
Online Note
use XANTHOGRANULOMA, JUVENILE to search XANTHOMA, JUVENILE 1966-91
History Note
92; was XANTHOMA, JUVENILE 1963-91 (Prov 1963-66); XANTHOGRANULOMA, JUVENILE was see XANTHOMA, JUVENILE 1979-91
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Xanthogranuloma, Juvenile Preferred
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