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Descriptor English: Periodontal Pocket
Descriptor Spanish: Bolsa Periodontal
Descriptor bolsa periodontal
Scope note: Extensión anormal del surco gingival acompañada de migración apical de la inserción epitelial y resorción ósea.
Descriptor Portuguese: Bolsa Periodontal
Descriptor French: Poche parodontale
Entry term(s): Periodontal Pockets
Pocket, Periodontal
Pockets, Periodontal
Tree number(s): C07.465.714.533.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010514
Scope note: An abnormal extension of a gingival sulcus accompanied by the apical migration of the epithelial attachment and bone resorption.
Annotation: do not confuse with GINGIVAL POCKET: read MeSH definition
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
Previous Indexing: Gingival Pocket (1975-1978)
Periodontal Diseases (1972-1978)
Periodontitis (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PERIODONTITIS 1979-90
History Note: 91(79); was see under PERIODONTITIS 1979-90
DeCS ID: 10705
Unique ID: D010514
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/02/28
Revision Date: 1991/06/18
Periodontal Pocket - Preferred
Concept UI M0016336
Scope note An abnormal extension of a gingival sulcus accompanied by the apical migration of the epithelial attachment and bone resorption.
Preferred term Periodontal Pocket
Entry term(s) Periodontal Pockets
Pocket, Periodontal
Pockets, Periodontal



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