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Irritable Bowel Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.158.272.608
Unique ID
D043183
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043183
Scope Note
A disorder with chronic or recurrent colonic symptoms without a clearcut etiology. This condition is characterized by chronic or recurrent ABDOMINAL PAIN, bloating, MUCUS in FECES, and an erratic disturbance of DEFECATION.
Entry Term(s)
Colitis, Mucous
Colon, Irritable
NLM Classification #
WI 521
Previous Indexing
Colonic Diseases (1967-1970)
Colonic Diseases, Functional (1970-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see COLONIC DISEASES, FUNCTIONAL 1979-2003
History Note
2004; use COLONIC DISEASES, FUNCTIONAL 1979-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Preferred
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