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Mucositis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Mucositis
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.205.798
C07.465.584
Unique ID
D052016
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052016
Scope Note
An INFLAMMATION of the MUCOSA with burning or tingling sensation. It is characterized by atrophy of the squamous EPITHELIUM, vascular damage, inflammatory infiltration, and ulceration. It usually occurs at the mucous lining of the MOUTH, the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the airway due to chemical irritations, CHEMOTHERAPY, or radiation therapy (RADIOTHERAPY).
Previous Indexing
Mucous Membrane (1967-2005)
Stomatitis (1979-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Mucositis Preferred
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