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Macrophage Activation Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Macrophage Activation Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C20.683.515.800
Unique ID
D055501
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055501
Scope Note
A serious complication of childhood systemic inflammatory disorders that is thought to be caused by excessive activation and proliferation of T-LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES. It is seen predominantly in children with systemic onset JUVENILE IDIOPATHIC ARTHRITIS.
Previous Indexing
Macrophage Activation (1989-2008)
Syndrome (1989-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Macrophage Activation Syndrome Preferred
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