Descriptor in English: Arthritis
Descriptor in Spanish: Artritis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Artrite
Descriptor in French: Arthrite
Entry term(s): Arthritides
Tree number(s): C05.550.114
Scope note: Acute or chronic inflammation of JOINTS.
Annotation: tends to be chronic so do not coordinate with CHRONIC DISEASE; do not confuse with ARTHRALGIA; note entry term POLYARTHRITIS but polyarthrite chronique évolutive (PCE) = ARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID; note several specific types of arthritis are available
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: Arthritis, Gouty MeSH
Arthritis, Psoriatic MeSH
DeCS UI: 1174
Descriptor UI: D001168
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/17
Arthritis - Preferred
Concept UI M0001741
Scope note Acute or chronic inflammation of JOINTS.
Preferred term Arthritis
Entry term(s) Arthritides
Polyarthritis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0001742
Preferred term Polyarthritis
Entry term(s) Polyarthritides

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