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Descriptor in English: Osteitis
Descriptor in Spanish: Osteítis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Osteíte
Descriptor in French: Ostéite
Entry term(s): Bone Inflammation
Inflammation, Bone
Tree number(s): C05.116.680
Scope note: Inflammation of the bone.
Annotation: coordinate IM with specific bone (IM) and BONE DISEASES, INFECTIOUS (IM) if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Osteochondritis MeSH
DeCS UI: 10176
Descriptor UI: D010000
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/02
Osteitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0015506
Scope note Inflammation of the bone.
Preferred term Osteitis
Entry term(s) Bone Inflammation
Inflammation, Bone



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