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Descriptor English: Appendicitis
Descriptor Spanish: Apendicitis
Descriptor apendicitis
Scope note: Inflamación aguda del APÉNDICE. La apendicitis aguda se clasifica como simple, gangrenosa o perforada.
Descriptor Portuguese: Apendicite
Descriptor French: Appendicite
Entry term(s): Appendicitis, Perforated
Appendicitis, Ruptured
Perforated Appendicitis
Ruptured Appendicitis
Tree number(s): C01.463.099
C06.405.205.099
C06.405.469.110.207
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001064
Scope note: Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
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 ID: 1070
Unique ID: D001064
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Appendicitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0001610
Scope note Acute inflammation of the APPENDIX. Acute appendicitis is classified as simple, gangrenous, or perforated.
Preferred term Appendicitis
Ruptured Appendicitis - Narrower
Concept UI M0443869
Preferred term Ruptured Appendicitis
Entry term(s) Appendicitis, Perforated
Appendicitis, Ruptured
Perforated Appendicitis



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