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Descriptor English: Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal
Descriptor Spanish: Tuberculosis Gastrointestinal
Descriptor tuberculosis gastrointestinal
Scope note: Tuberculosis que afecta a cualquier región del TRACTO GASTROINTESTINAL, principalmente el ÍLEON distal y el CIEGO. En la mayoría de los casos, el microorganismo patógeno es MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS. Clínicamente se caracteriza por DOLOR ABDOMINAL, FIEBRE y una masa palpable en la zona ileocecal.
Descriptor Portuguese: Tuberculose Gastrointestinal
Descriptor French: Tuberculose gastro-intestinale
Entry term(s): Gastrointestinal Tuberculosis
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.410.040.552.846.628
C06.405.874
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014385
Scope note: TUBERCULOSIS that involves any region of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, mostly in the distal ILEUM and the CECUM. In most cases, MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS is the pathogen. Clinical features include ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and palpable mass in the ileocecal area.
Annotation: coord IM with specific organ or organ /dis (IM)
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
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14785
Unique ID: D014385
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal - Preferred
Concept UI M0022116
Scope note TUBERCULOSIS that involves any region of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, mostly in the distal ILEUM and the CECUM. In most cases, MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS is the pathogen. Clinical features include ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; and palpable mass in the ileocecal area.
Preferred term Tuberculosis, Gastrointestinal
Entry term(s) Gastrointestinal Tuberculosis



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