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Echinococcosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Echinococcosis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.190.396
Unique ID
D004443
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004443
Annotation
coordinate with NEGLECTED DISEASES if pertinent; ECHINOCOCCOSIS, HEPATIC and ECHINOCOCCOSIS, PULMONARY are also available; Taenia echinococcus infection = ECHINOCOCCOSIS + ECHINOCOCCUS GRANULOSUS
Scope Note
An infection caused by the infestation of the larval form of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus. The liver, lungs, and kidney are the most common areas of infestation.
Entry Term(s)
Cystic Echinococcosis
Cysts, Hydatid
Echinococcus Granulosus Infection
Echinococcus Infection
Hydatid Cyst
Hydatid Disease
Hydatidosis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/02
Echinococcosis Preferred
Cystic Echinococcosis Narrower
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