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Hemorrhoids MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hemorrhoids
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.860.401
C14.907.449
Unique ID
D006484
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006484
Annotation
/surg : consider also HEMORRHOIDECTOMY
Scope Note
Swollen veins in the lower part of the RECTUM or ANUS. Hemorrhoids can be inside the anus (internal), under the skin around the anus (external), or protruding from inside to outside of the anus. People with hemorrhoids may or may not exhibit symptoms which include bleeding, itching, and pain.
NLM Classification #
WI 605
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Hemorrhoids Preferred
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