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Cerebral Phaeohyphomycosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cerebral Phaeohyphomycosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.703.302.383.375
C01.800.200.383.375
C17.800.838.208.416.375
Unique ID
D060425
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D060425
Scope Note
CNS infections caused by neurotropic dematiaceous fungi that contain melanin in their cell walls. The infections often result in BRAIN ABSCESS; ENCEPHALITIS; and MENINGITIS in patients who are often immunocompetent. The common causative fungi include members Cladophialophora bantiana, Exophiala dermatitidis, Rhinocladiella mackenziei, and Ochroconis gallopavum. R. mackenziei infection is seen almost exclusively in patients from the MIDDLE EAST.
Entry Term(s)
Central Nervous System Phaeohyphomycosis
Central Nervous System Phaeohyphomycosis, Primary
Phaeohyphomycosis, Central Nervous System
Phaeohyphomycosis, Central Nervous System, Primary
Primary Central Nervous System Phaeohyphomycosis
Previous Indexing
Central Nervous System Fungal Infections (1993-2011)
Central Nervous System Infections (1980-2011)
Mycoses (1974-2011)
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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