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Emphysematous Cholecystitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Emphysematous Cholecystitis
Tree Number(s)
C06.130.564.263.500.500
Unique ID
D041882
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D041882
Scope Note
A variant of acute cholecystitis with inflammation of the GALLBLADDER that is characterized by the pockets of gas in the gallbladder wall. It is due to secondary infection caused by gas-forming organisms, and has a high risk of perforation.
Entry Term(s)
Cholecystitis, Emphysematous
Previous Indexing
Cholecystitis (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Emphysematous Cholecystitis Preferred
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