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Skin, Artificial MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Skin, Artificial
Tree Number(s)
E07.858.082.800
Unique ID
D017768
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017768
Annotation
to stimulate new skin growth before replacement by graft
Scope Note
Synthetic material used for the treatment of burns and other conditions involving large-scale loss of skin. It often consists of an outer (epidermal) layer of silicone and an inner (dermal) layer of collagen and chondroitin 6-sulfate. The dermal layer elicits new growth and vascular invasion and the outer layer is later removed and replaced by a graft.
Entry Term(s)
Artificial Skin
Skin Substitutes
Previous Indexing
Artificial Organs (1966-1993)
Skin (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Skin, Artificial Preferred
Skin Substitutes Related
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