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Fecal Incontinence MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Fecal Incontinence
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.860.300
Unique ID
D005242
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005242
Annotation
of organic origin: differentiate from ENCOPRESIS, of psychological origin
Scope Note
Failure of voluntary control of the anal sphincters, with involuntary passage of feces and flatus.
Entry Term(s)
Bowel Incontinence
Fecal Soiling
NLM Classification #
WI 603
See Also
Defecography
Encopresis
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(66)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Fecal Incontinence Preferred
Fecal Soiling Related
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