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Tinnitus MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Tinnitus
Tree Number(s)
C09.218.458.670
C10.597.751.418.670
C23.888.592.763.393.670
Unique ID
D014012
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014012
Scope Note
A nonspecific symptom of hearing disorder characterized by the sensation of buzzing, ringing, clicking, pulsations, and other noises in the ear. Objective tinnitus refers to noises generated from within the ear or adjacent structures that can be heard by other individuals. The term subjective tinnitus is used when the sound is audible only to the affected individual. Tinnitus may occur as a manifestation of COCHLEAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; and other conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Pulsatile Tinnitus
Ringing-Buzzing-Tinnitus
Spontaneous Oto-Acoustic Emission Tinnitus
Tensor Palatini Induced Tinnitus
Tensor Tympani Induced Tinnitus
Tinnitus of Vascular Origin
Tinnitus, Clicking
Tinnitus, Leudet
Tinnitus, Leudet's
Tinnitus, Noise Induced
Tinnitus, Objective
Tinnitus, Spontaneous Oto-Acoustic Emission
Tinnitus, Subjective
Tinnitus, Tensor Palatini Induced
Tinnitus, Tensor Tympani Induced
Vascular Origin Tinnitus
NLM Classification #
WV 272
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Tinnitus Preferred
Tinnitus, Tensor Palatini Induced Narrower
Tinnitus, Tensor Tympani Induced Narrower
Pulsatile Tinnitus Narrower
Tinnitus, Spontaneous Oto-Acoustic Emission Narrower
Tinnitus, Clicking Narrower
Tinnitus, Leudet Narrower
Tinnitus, Noise Induced Narrower
Tinnitus, Objective Narrower
Tinnitus, Subjective Narrower
Tinnitus of Vascular Origin Narrower
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