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Rhinitis, Atrophic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rhinitis, Atrophic
Tree Number(s)
C08.460.799.649
C09.603.799.649
Unique ID
D012222
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012222
Scope Note
A chronic inflammation in which the NASAL MUCOSA gradually changes from a functional to a non-functional lining without mucociliary clearance. It is often accompanied by degradation of the bony TURBINATES, and the foul-smelling mucus which forms a greenish crust (ozena).
Entry Term(s)
Ozena
NLM Classification #
WV 335
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Rhinitis, Atrophic Preferred
Ozena Related
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