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Kashin-Beck Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Kashin-Beck Disease
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.099.708.534
Unique ID
D057767
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057767
Scope Note
Disabling osteochondrodysplasia with OSTEOSCLEROSIS, cone-shaped METAPHYSIS, and shortening of the DIAPHYSIS. It is endemic in parts of Siberia and northern China. Mineral deficiencies (e.g., selenium, iodine), fungal cereal contamination, and water contamination may be contributing factors in its etiology.
Previous Indexing
Bone Diseases (1963-2010)
Joint Diseases (1963-2010)
Osteoarthritis (1968-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Kashin-Beck Disease Preferred
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