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Rectal Fistula MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rectal Fistula
Tree Number(s)
C06.267.550.600
C06.405.469.471.600
C06.405.469.860.752
C23.300.575.185.550.600
Unique ID
D012003
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012003
Annotation
do not confuse entry term ANAL FISTULA with FISSURE IN ANO; RECTOVAGINAL FISTULA is also available
Scope Note
An abnormal anatomical passage connecting the RECTUM to the outside, with an orifice at the site of drainage.
Entry Term(s)
Anal Fistula
NLM Classification #
WI 605
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Rectal Fistula Preferred
Anal Fistula Narrower
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