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Lung Injury MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lung Injury
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.520
C26.891.554
Unique ID
D055370
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055370
Annotation
ACUTE LUNG INJURY and VENTILATOR-INDUCED LUNG INJURY are also available
Scope Note
Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Lung Injury
E-Cigarette Use-Associated Lung Injury
E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury
EVALI
Lung Injuries
Pulmonary Injury
Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury
NLM Classification #
WF 653
Previous Indexing
Lung Diseases (1969-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2022/07/14
Lung Injury Preferred
Chronic Lung Injury Narrower
E-Cigarette or Vaping Product Use-Associated Lung Injury Narrower
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