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Typhlitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Typhlitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.463.850
C06.405.205.596.750.500
C06.405.469.110.708
Unique ID
D053706
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053706
Scope Note
Necrotizing inflammation of the CECUM ("typhlon" in Greek), sometimes spreading to the APPENDIX and/or the ILEUM. Symptoms include ABDOMINAL PAIN and DIARRHEA. Its pathogenesis is multifactorial. Typhlitis is often associated with NEUTROPENIA and chemotherapy in immunocompromised individuals (IMMUNOCOMPROMISED HOST).
Entry Term(s)
Cecitis
Neutropenic Typhlitis
See Also
Enterocolitis, Necrotizing
Enterocolitis, Neutropenic
Public MeSH Note
2007; see ENTEROCOLITIS, NECROTIZING 2004-2006
History Note
2007 (2004)
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Typhlitis Preferred
Neutropenic Typhlitis Narrower
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