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Periodontal Abscess MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Periodontal Abscess
Tree Number(s)
C01.830.025.665
C07.465.714.533.650
Unique ID
D010508
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010508
Annotation
do not confuse with PERIAPICAL ABSCESS: see X refs there; for coord read note on ABSCESS
Scope Note
Localized circumscribed purulent area of inflammation in the periodontal tissue. It is a derivative of marginal periodontitis and commonly associated with suprabony and infrabony pockets and interradicular involvements, in contrast to periapical abscess which is attributable to pulp necrosis.
Entry Term(s)
Abscess, Periodontal
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PERIODONTITIS 1980-90; was ABSCESS, PERIODONTAL see under PERIODONTITIS 1965-79
Online Note
use PERIODONTAL ABSCESS to search ABSCESS, PERIODONTAL 1975-80; use PERIODONTITIS 1966-74
History Note
91(80); was see under PERIODONTITIS 1980-90; was ABSCESS, PERIODONTAL see under PERIODONTITIS 1965-79
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Periodontal Abscess Preferred
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