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Ileus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ileus
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.531.492
Unique ID
D045823
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045823
Annotation
coord IM with specific precoord intestinal dis (IM); PARALYTIC ILEUS see INTESTINAL PSEUDO-OBSTRUCTION is also available
Scope Note
A condition caused by the lack of intestinal PERISTALSIS or INTESTINAL MOTILITY without any mechanical obstruction. This interference of the flow of INTESTINAL CONTENTS often leads to INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION. Ileus may be classified into postoperative, inflammatory, metabolic, neurogenic, and drug-induced.
NLM Classification #
WI 460
Previous Indexing
Intestinal Obstruction (1968-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION 1975-2003
History Note
2004; use INTESTINAL OBSTRUCTION 1975-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Ileus Preferred
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