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Peritoneal Fibrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Peritoneal Fibrosis
Tree Number(s)
C06.844.610
C23.550.355.625
Unique ID
D056627
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056627
Scope Note
Disorder characterized by a wide range of structural changes in PERITONEUM, resulting from fibrogenic or inflammatory processes. Peritoneal fibrosis is a common complication in patients receiving PERITONEAL DIALYSIS and contributes to its gradual decrease in efficiency.
Entry Term(s)
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis
Peritoneal Fibrosing Syndrome
Peritoneal Sclerosis
Previous Indexing
Peritoneal Dialysis (1981-2009)
Peritoneal Diseases (1964-2009)
See Also
Peritoneal Dialysis
Retroperitoneal Fibrosis
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Peritoneal Fibrosis Preferred
Peritoneal Sclerosis Narrower
Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis Narrower
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