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Radiculopathy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Radiculopathy
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.820
Unique ID
D011843
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011843
Annotation
disease of a single spinal nerve root; do not confuse with POLYRADICULOPATHY (disease of several spinal nerve roots) nor with POLYRADICULONEUROPATHY (disease of both spinal nerve roots & peripheral nerves)
Scope Note
Disease involving a spinal nerve root (see SPINAL NERVE ROOTS) which may result from compression related to INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; SPINAL CORD INJURIES; SPINAL DISEASES; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include radicular pain, weakness, and sensory loss referable to structures innervated by the involved nerve root.
Entry Term(s)
Nerve Root Avulsion
Nerve Root Compression
Nerve Root Disorder
Nerve Root Inflammation
Radiculitis
Radiculopathy, Cervical
NLM Classification #
WL 400
Previous Indexing
Polyradiculitis (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
2000; see RADICULITIS 1971-1999
History Note
2000(1971)
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Radiculopathy Preferred
Radiculopathy, Cervical Narrower
Nerve Root Disorder Narrower
Radiculitis Narrower
Nerve Root Avulsion Narrower
Nerve Root Compression Narrower
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