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Descriptor English: Pleurisy
Descriptor Spanish: Pleuresia
Descriptor Portuguese: Pleurisia
Descriptor French: Pleurésie
Entry term(s): Pleurisies
Pleuritides
Pleuritis
Tree number(s): C01.748.582
C08.528.735
C08.730.582
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010998
Scope note: INFLAMMATION of PLEURA, the lining of the LUNG. When PARIETAL PLEURA is involved, there is pleuritic CHEST PAIN.
Annotation: pleuropericarditis: coordinate PLEUROPERICARDITIS see PERICARDITIS with PLEURITIS see PLEURISY
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
Related: Pleura MeSH
DeCS ID: 11427
Unique ID: D010998
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: 2010/06/25
Pleurisy - Preferred
Concept UI M0017045
Scope note INFLAMMATION of PLEURA, the lining of the LUNG. When PARIETAL PLEURA is involved, there is pleuritic CHEST PAIN.
Preferred term Pleurisy
Entry term(s) Pleurisies
Pleuritides
Pleuritis



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