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Crohn Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Crohn Disease
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.205.731.500
C06.405.469.432.500
Unique ID
D003424
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003424
Annotation
coord IM with ILEITIS (IM) or COLITIS (IM) only if site is particularly discussed; usually chronic so do not coord with CHRONIC DISEASE
Scope Note
A chronic transmural inflammation that may involve any part of the DIGESTIVE TRACT from MOUTH to ANUS, mostly found in the ILEUM, the CECUM, and the COLON. In Crohn disease, the inflammation, extending through the intestinal wall from the MUCOSA to the serosa, is characteristically asymmetric and segmental. Epithelioid GRANULOMAS may be seen in some patients.
Entry Version
CROHN DIS
Entry Term(s)
Colitis, Granulomatous
Crohn's Disease
Crohn's Enteritis
Enteritis, Granulomatous
Enteritis, Regional
Ileitis, Regional
Ileitis, Terminal
Ileocolitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 1
Regional Enteritis
NLM Classification #
WI 422
Public MeSH Note
80; was ENTERITIS, REGIONAL 1965-79, was ILEITIS, REGIONAL 1963-64
Online Note
use CROHN DISEASE to search ENTERITIS, REGIONAL 1966-79
History Note
80; was ENTERITIS, REGIONAL 1965-79, was ILEITIS, REGIONAL 1963-64
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Crohn Disease Preferred
Enteritis, Granulomatous Narrower
Ileocolitis Narrower
Colitis, Granulomatous Narrower
Ileitis, Terminal Narrower
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