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Tonsillitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tonsillitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.748.561.750
C07.550.781.750
C08.730.561.750
C09.775.649.750
Unique ID
D014069
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014069
Annotation
coordinate IM with infection (IM) if specified; lingual tonsillitis: coordinate IM with TONGUE (NIM)
Scope Note
Inflammation of the tonsils, especially the PALATINE TONSILS but the ADENOIDS (pharyngeal tonsils) and lingual tonsils may also be involved. Tonsillitis usually is caused by bacterial infection. Tonsillitis may be acute, chronic, or recurrent.
NLM Classification #
WV 430
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Tonsillitis Preferred
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