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Abscess MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Abscess
Tree Number(s)
C01.830.025
C23.550.470.756.100
Unique ID
D000038
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000038
Annotation
coordinate with site (organ/disease term) + precoordinated organism/infection term; if unspecified bacterial abscess do not coordinate with BACTERIAL INFECTIONS (since most abscesses are bacterial) but coordinate with specific bacterial infection term if given (as ABSCESS + STAPHYLOCOCCAL INFECTIONS)
Scope Note
Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection.
See Also
Empyema
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Abscess Preferred
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