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Zygomycosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Zygomycosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.703.980
Unique ID
D020096
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020096
Annotation
fungus dis caused by various Zygomycetes; for dis caused by Mucorales, MUCORMYCOSIS is available
Scope Note
Infection in humans and animals caused by fungi in the class Zygomycetes. It includes MUCORMYCOSIS and entomophthoramycosis. The latter is a tropical infection of subcutaneous tissue or paranasal sinuses caused by fungi in the order Entomophthorales. Phycomycosis, closely related to zygomycosis, describes infection with members of Phycomycetes, an obsolete classification.
Entry Term(s)
Entomophthoramycosis
Phycomycosis
Previous Indexing
Mucormycosis (1975-1998)
Mycoses (1976-1991)
Public MeSH Note
99; see MUCORMYCOSIS 1989-98
History Note
99; use MUCORMYCOSIS 1989-98
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Zygomycosis Preferred
Phycomycosis Related
Entomophthoramycosis Narrower
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