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Diverticulosis, Colonic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diverticulosis, Colonic
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.158.587
Unique ID
D043963
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043963
Annotation
do not confuse with DIVERTICULITIS, COLONIC
Scope Note
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of a number of COLONIC DIVERTICULA in the COLON. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial, including colon aging, motor dysfunction, increases in intraluminal pressure, and lack of dietary fibers.
Entry Term(s)
Colonic Diverticulosis
NLM Classification #
WI 425
Previous Indexing
Diverticulum, Colon (1965-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004, 1963-2000; see DIVERTICULUM, COLON 2001-2003
History Note
2004, 1963-2000; use DIVERTICULUM, COLON 2001-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Diverticulosis, Colonic Preferred
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