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Qualifier English: diagnostic imaging
Qualifier Spanish: diagnóstico por imagen
Qualifier Portuguese: diagnóstico por imagem
Qualifier French: imagerie diagnostique
Entry term(s): X-ray
X-ray diagnosis
X-ray image
echography
echotomography
radiography
radioisotope scanning
radionuclide imaging
roentgenography
ultrasonic diagnosis
ultrasonography
ultrasound
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000000981
Scope note: Used for the visualization of an anatomical structure or for the diagnosis of disease. Commonly used imaging techniques include radiography, radionuclide imaging, thermography, tomography, and ultrasonography
Annotation: subheading only; coordinate with specific imaging technique if pertinent
History Note: 2017(1967)
Entry Version: DIAG IMAGE
Abbreviation: DG
DeCS ID: 56874
Unique ID: Q000000981
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Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/06/29
Revision Date: 2016/06/08
diagnostic imaging - Preferred
Concept UI M000614856
Scope note Used for the visualization of an anatomical structure or for the diagnosis of disease. Commonly used imaging techniques include radiography, radionuclide imaging, thermography, tomography, and ultrasonography
Preferred term diagnostic imaging
ultrasound - Narrower
Concept UI M0030904
Preferred term ultrasound
ultrasonography - Narrower
Concept UI M0030903
Scope note Used with organs and regions for ultrasonic imaging and with diseases for ultrasonic diagnosis. Does not include ultrasonic therapy.
Preferred term ultrasonography
Entry term(s) echography
echotomography
ultrasonic diagnosis
radionuclide imaging - Narrower
Concept UI M0030734
Scope note Used for radionuclide imaging of any anatomical structure, or for the diagnosis of disease.
Preferred term radionuclide imaging
Entry term(s) radioisotope scanning
radiography - Narrower
Concept UI M0030733
Scope note Used with organs, regions, and diseases for x-ray examinations.
Preferred term radiography
Entry term(s) X-ray
X-ray diagnosis
X-ray image
roentgenography



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