Styled Special (Subject) Content

Stylistically distinct word or phrase within the text that cannot be tagged using any of the other mechanisms for such content. In other words, the content cannot be described with bold, italic, monospace or any of the other emphasis elements, and <named-content> is inappropriate because the semantic reason behind the typographic distinction is unknown or not clear.


alt Alternative Text
specific-use Specific Use
style Style (XHTML table model; MathML 2.0 Tag Set)
style-type Style Type
xml:lang Language

Model Description

Any combination of:

This element may be contained in:

<addr-line>, <article-title>, <attrib>, <award-id>, <bold>, <chapter-title>, <chem-struct>, <collab>, <comment>, <compl>, <copyright-statement>, <def-head>, <disp-formula>, <element-citation>, <ext-link>, <full>, <funding-source>, <gov>, <inline-formula>, <inline-supplementary-material>, <intro>, <italic>, <label>, <license-p>, <main>, <meta-value>, <mixed-citation>, <monospace>, <named-content>, <on-behalf-of>, <overline>, <p>, <part-title>, <preformat>, <related-article>, <related-object>, <role>, <roman>, <sans-serif>, <sc>, <series>, <sig>, <sig-block>, <source>, <std>, <strike>, <styled-content>, <sub>, <subtitle>, <sup>, <supplement>, <target>, <td>, <term>, <term-head>, <textual-form>, <th>, <title>, <trans-source>, <trans-title>, <underline>, <verse-line>, <xref>


<p><styled-content specific-use="print" style="drop cap">D</styled-content>etecting
pancreatic cancer in its early stages is complicated by the non-specificity
and variety of its symptoms, many of which may go unnoticed or be seen as
indicia of other diseases or medical conditions.  Symptoms commonly occuring
include upper abdominal pain traversing to the back, weight loss, decreased
appetite, and jaundice. ...</p>