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Colitis, Microscopic MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Colitis, Microscopic
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.205.265.173
C06.405.469.158.188.173
Unique ID
D046728
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046728
Scope Note
A condition characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. This syndrome was first described in 1980 by Read and associates. Subtypes include COLLAGENOUS COLITIS and LYMPHOCYTIC COLITIS. Both have similar clinical symptoms and are distinguishable only by histology.
Entry Term(s)
Microscopic Colitis
Previous Indexing
Colitis (1971-2004)
Colitis, Ulcerative (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Colitis, Microscopic Preferred
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