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Lymphangiectasis, Intestinal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lymphangiectasis, Intestinal
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.360.500
C15.604.451.500
C16.131.482.500
Unique ID
D008201
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008201
Scope Note
Dilatation of the intestinal lymphatic system usually caused by an obstruction in the intestinal wall. It may be congenital or acquired and is characterized by DIARRHEA; HYPOPROTEINEMIA; peripheral and/or abdominal EDEMA; and PROTEIN-LOSING ENTEROPATHIES.
Entry Term(s)
Intestinal Lymphangiectasis
Lymphangiectasia, Intestinal
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PROTEIN-LOSING ENTEROPATHIES 1975-90
Online Note
search PROTEIN-LOSING ENTEROPATHIES 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under PROTEIN-LOSING ENTEROPATHIES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Lymphangiectasis, Intestinal Preferred
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