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Descriptor English: Urology
Descriptor Spanish: Urología
Descriptor Portuguese: Urologia
Descriptor French: Urologie
Tree number(s): H02.403.810.860
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014572
Scope note: A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male. Common urological problems include urinary obstruction, URINARY INCONTINENCE, infections, and UROGENITAL NEOPLASMS.
Annotation: specialty
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Entry Version: UROL
Related: Andrology MeSH
Urologic Diseases MeSH
Urologic Surgical Procedures MeSH
DeCS ID: 14972
Unique ID: D014572
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Urology - Preferred
Concept UI M0022402
Scope note A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male. Common urological problems include urinary obstruction, URINARY INCONTINENCE, infections, and UROGENITAL NEOPLASMS.
Preferred term Urology



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