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Neuritis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Neuritis
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.650
Unique ID
D009443
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009443
Annotation
coord IM with specific nerve disease or specific nerve (IM); do not confuse with NEURITES, a hairlike projection of a neuron & in French & other foreign titles do not confuse "neurite" referring to a neurite (i.e., NEURITES) with "nevrite" meaning neuritis; neuritis of optic nerve = OPTIC NEURITIS; retrobulbar neuritis = OPTIC NEURITIS; SMON (subacute myelo-optico-neuropathy) is indexed OPTIC NEURITIS (IM) + MYELITIS (IM) + SYNDROME (NIM)
Scope Note
A general term indicating inflammation of a peripheral or cranial nerve. Clinical manifestation may include PAIN; PARESTHESIAS; PARESIS; or HYPESTHESIA.
Entry Term(s)
Neuritis, Motor
Neuritis, Peripheral
Neuritis, Sensory
Polyneuritis
NLM Classification #
WL 544
See Also
Optic Neuritis
Vestibular Neuronitis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Neuritis Preferred
Neuritis, Sensory Narrower
Polyneuritis Narrower
Neuritis, Motor Narrower
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