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Esophagus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Esophagus
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.875.500
Unique ID
D004947
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004947
Annotation
/blood supply: ESOPHAGEAL AND GASTRIC VARICES is available: see note there; /‌surg: consider also ESOPHAGECTOMY; ESOPHAGOPLASTY; or ESOPHAGOSTOMY; inflammation = ESOPHAGITIS; hemorrhage = ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES (IM) + GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE (NIM); rupture: index under ESOPHAGUS /‌inj (IM) + RUPTURE (NIM) or ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES (IM) + RUPTURE, SPONTANEOUS (NIM); peristalsis of the esophagus = ESOPHAGUS /‌physiol (IM) + PERISTALSIS (NIM); esophageal intubation = ESOPHAGUS (IM) + INTUBATION (IM); esophageal obturator airway = ESOPHAGUS (IM) + INTUBATION /‌instrum (IM)
Scope Note
The muscular membranous segment between the PHARYNX and the STOMACH in the UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
NLM Classification #
WI 250
See Also
Esophagectomy
Esophagoplasty
Esophagoscopy
Esophagostomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/13
Esophagus Preferred
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