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Epididymitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Epididymitis
Tree Number(s)
C12.294.199
Unique ID
D004823
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004823
Scope Note
Inflammation of the EPIDIDYMIS. Its clinical features include enlarged epididymis, a swollen SCROTUM; PAIN; PYURIA; and FEVER. It is usually related to infections in the URINARY TRACT, which likely spread to the EPIDIDYMIS through either the VAS DEFERENS or the lymphatics of the SPERMATIC CORD.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Epididymitis Preferred
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