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Intussusception MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Intussusception
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.531.577
Unique ID
D007443
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007443
Annotation
coordinate with specific precoordinated intestinal disease term; ileocolic intussusception = ILEAL DISEASES + INTUSSUSCEPTION but not also COLONIC DISEASES; ileocecal intussusception = ILEOCECAL VALVE + INTUSSUSCEPTION + ILEAL DISEASES but not also CECAL DISEASES; cecocolic intussusception = CECAL DISEASES + INTUSSUSCEPTION but not also COLONIC DISEASES; Gastroduodenal intussusception = PYLORUS + STOMACH DISEASES + INTUSSUSCEPTION but not also DUODENAL DISEASES
Scope Note
A form of intestinal obstruction caused by the PROLAPSE of a part of the intestine into the adjoining intestinal lumen. There are four types: colic, involving segments of the LARGE INTESTINE; enteric, involving only the SMALL INTESTINE; ileocecal, in which the ILEOCECAL VALVE prolapses into the CECUM, drawing the ILEUM along with it; and ileocolic, in which the ileum prolapses through the ileocecal valve into the COLON.
Entry Term(s)
Intususception
Invagination, Intestinal
NLM Classification #
WI 450
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Intussusception Preferred
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