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Pain MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pain
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.592.612
F02.830.816.444
G11.561.790.444
Unique ID
D010146
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010146
Annotation
general; note specifics including precoordinated locational pain terms like ABDOMINAL PAIN; CHEST PAIN, etc.; / diag: consider also PAIN MEASUREMENT but PAIN / diag is probably PAIN / etiol; / physiopathol: PAIN THRESHOLD is also available; congenital absence of pain = PAIN SENSITIVITY, CONGENITAL; differentiate from PAIN PERCEPTION which takes place in the brain
Scope Note
An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.
Entry Term(s)
Ache
Pain, Burning
Pain, Crushing
Pain, Migratory
Pain, Radiating
Pain, Splitting
Suffering, Physical
See Also
Analgesia
Analgesics
Hyperalgesia
Pain Insensitivity, Congenital
Palliative Care
Entry Combination
therapy:Pain Management
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Pain Preferred
Pain, Burning Narrower
Suffering, Physical Narrower
Pain, Migratory Narrower
Pain, Radiating Narrower
Pain, Splitting Narrower
Ache Narrower
Pain, Crushing Narrower
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