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Urethral Obstruction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Urethral Obstruction
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.767.700
C12.200.777.767.700
C12.950.767.700
Unique ID
D014524
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014524
Annotation
do not confuse with URETERAL OBSTRUCTION, especially in Romance languages: see note on "ureteral" & "urethral" under URETERAL DISEASES; URETHRAL STRICTURE is also available
Scope Note
Partial or complete blockage in any part of the URETHRA that can lead to difficulty or inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER. It is characterized by an enlarged, often damaged, bladder with frequent urges to void.
Previous Indexing
Urethral Diseases (1966-1978)
Urethral Stricture (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/11/23
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Urethral Obstruction Preferred
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