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King's Evil MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
King's Evil
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.040.552.846.617.475.500
Unique ID
D018601
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018601
Annotation
= scrofula in hist articles only: differentiate from SCROFULA see TUBERCULOSIS, LYMPH NODE which is restricted to scrofula in modern clin med
Scope Note
The historic designation for scrofula (TUBERCULOSIS, LYMPH NODE). The disease is so called from the belief that it could be healed by the touch of a king. This term is used only for historical articles using the name "king's evil", and is to be differentiated from scrofula as lymph node tuberculosis in modern clinical medicine. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Entry Term(s)
Kings Evil
Previous Indexing
Tuberculosis, Lymph Node (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
2021/10/18

Allowable Qualifiers
King's Evil Preferred
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