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Descriptor in English: Otitis
Descriptor in Spanish: Otitis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Otite
Descriptor in French: Otite
Entry term(s): Ear Infection
Ear Infections
Ear Inflammation
Ear Inflammations
Infection, Ear
Infections, Ear
Inflammation, Ear
Inflammations, Ear
Otitides
Tree number(s): C09.218.705
Scope note: Inflammation of the ear, which may be marked by pain (EARACHE), fever, HEARING DISORDERS, and VERTIGO. Inflammation of the external ear is OTITIS EXTERNA; of the middle ear, OTITIS MEDIA; of the inner ear, LABYRINTHITIS.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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
DeCS UI: 10209
Descriptor UI: D010031
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Otitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0015561
Scope note Inflammation of the ear, which may be marked by pain (EARACHE), fever, HEARING DISORDERS, and VERTIGO. Inflammation of the external ear is OTITIS EXTERNA; of the middle ear, OTITIS MEDIA; of the inner ear, LABYRINTHITIS.
Preferred term Otitis
Entry term(s) Ear Inflammation
Ear Inflammations
Inflammation, Ear
Inflammations, Ear
Otitides
Ear Infection - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000622360
Preferred term Ear Infection
Entry term(s) Ear Infections
Infection, Ear
Infections, Ear



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