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Merkel cell polyomavirus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Merkel cell polyomavirus
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.210.700.615.550
B04.613.204.670.615.550
Unique ID
D059965
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059965
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with POLYOMAVIRUS INFECTIONS (IM) + TUMOR VIRUS INFECTIONS + CARCINOMA, MERKEL CELL if pertinent
Scope Note
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS suspected to be the cause of most cases of MERKEL CELL CARCINOMA, a rare but highly lethal form of skin cancer.
Registry Number
txid493803
Previous Indexing
Carcinoma, Merkel Cell/virology (2008-2011)
Polyomavirus (2008-2011)
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/07/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Merkel cell polyomavirus Preferred
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