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Colitis, Lymphocytic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Colitis, Lymphocytic
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.205.265.173.750
C06.405.469.158.188.173.750
Unique ID
D046730
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046730
Scope Note
A subtype of MICROSCOPIC COLITIS, characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. Microscopic examination of biopsy samples taken from the COLON show infiltration of LYMPHOCYTES in the superficial EPITHELIUM and the underlying connective tissue (lamina propria).
Entry Term(s)
Lymphocytic Colitis
Previous Indexing
Colitis (1984-2004)
Colitis, Ulcerative (1980-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Colitis, Lymphocytic Preferred
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