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Peritonitis, Tuberculous MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Peritonitis, Tuberculous
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.410.040.552.846.617.100
C01.463.600.249
C06.844.640.249
Unique ID
D014395
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014395
Scope Note
A form of PERITONITIS seen in patients with TUBERCULOSIS, characterized by lesion either as a miliary form or as a pelvic mass on the peritoneal surfaces. Most patients have ASCITES, abdominal swelling, ABDOMINAL PAIN, and other systemic symptoms such as FEVER; WEIGHT LOSS; and ANEMIA.
Entry Term(s)
Tuberculosis, Peritoneal
Public MeSH Note
2005; see TUBERCULOSIS, PERITONEAL 1966-2004
History Note
2005 (1966)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/10/18
Peritonitis, Tuberculous Preferred
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