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Gastric Dilatation MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Gastric Dilatation
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.748.300
Unique ID
D013271
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013271
Scope Note
Abnormal distention of the STOMACH due to accumulation of gastric contents that may reach 10 to 15 liters. Gastric dilatation may be the result of GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION; ILEUS; GASTROPARESIS; or denervation.
Entry Term(s)
Gastric Dilation
Stomach Dilatation
Stomach Dilation
NLM Classification #
WI 306
Public MeSH Note
2005; see STOMACH DILATATION 1966-2004
History Note
2005 (1966)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Gastric Dilatation Preferred
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