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Salpingitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Salpingitis
Tree Number(s)
C13.351.500.056.390.890
C13.351.500.056.750.875
Unique ID
D012488
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012488
Scope Note
Inflammation of the uterine salpinx, the trumpet-shaped FALLOPIAN TUBES, usually caused by ascending infections of organisms from the lower reproductive tract. Salpingitis can lead to tubal scarring, hydrosalpinx, tubal occlusion, INFERTILITY, and ectopic pregnancy (PREGNANCY, ECTOPIC)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Salpingitis Preferred
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