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Appendicitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Appendicitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.463.099
C06.405.205.099
C06.405.469.110.207
Unique ID
D001064
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001064
Scope Note
Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
Entry Term(s)
Perforated Appendicitis
Ruptured Appendicitis
NLM Classification #
WI 535
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Appendicitis Preferred
Ruptured Appendicitis Narrower
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