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Constipation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Constipation
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.821.150
Unique ID
D003248
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003248
Scope Note
Infrequent or difficult evacuation of FECES. These symptoms are associated with a variety of causes, including low DIETARY FIBER intake, emotional or nervous disturbances, systemic and structural disorders, drug-induced aggravation, and infections.
Entry Term(s)
Colonic Inertia
Dyschezia
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Constipation Preferred
Dyschezia Narrower
Colonic Inertia Narrower
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