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Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.222.310
C06.405.205.596.800
C06.405.469.363.800
Unique ID
D004761
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004761
Annotation
coord IM with specific Clostridium species (IM)
Scope Note
An acute inflammation of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA that is characterized by the presence of pseudomembranes or plaques in the SMALL INTESTINE (pseudomembranous enteritis) and the LARGE INTESTINE (pseudomembranous colitis). It is commonly associated with antibiotic therapy and CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE colonization.
Entry Term(s)
Antibiotic-Associated Colitis
Clostridium Enterocolitis
Colitis, Pseudomembranous
Enteritis, Pseudomembranous
Pseudomembranous Colitis
Pseudomembranous Enteritis
Pseudomembranous Enterocolitis
NLM Classification #
WI 420
Public MeSH Note
85; was ENTEROCOLITIS, ACUTE 1963-84
Online Note
use ENTEROCOLITIS, PSEUDOMEMBRANOUS to search ENTEROCOLITIS, ACUTE 1966-84
History Note
85; was ENTEROCOLITIS, ACUTE 1963-84
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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