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Peritonsillar Abscess MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Peritonsillar Abscess
Tree Number(s)
C01.748.561.750.500
C01.830.025.675
C07.550.781.750.500
C08.730.561.750.500
C09.775.649.750.500
Unique ID
D000039
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000039
Annotation
coordinate IM with infection term (IM) but not BACTERIAL INFECTIONS (since most abscesses are bacterial)
Scope Note
An accumulation of purulent material in the area between the PALATINE TONSIL and its capsule.
Entry Term(s)
Abscess, Peritonsillar
Public MeSH Note
89; was ABSCESS, PERITONSILLAR 1963-88
Online Note
use PERITONSILLAR ABSCESS to search ABSCESS, PERITONSILLAR 1966-88
History Note
89; was ABSCESS, PERITONSILLAR 1963-88
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Peritonsillar Abscess Preferred
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