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Descriptor English: Fibrosis
Descriptor Spanish: Fibrosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Fibrose
Descriptor French: Fibrose
Entry term(s): Cirrhosis
Fibroses
Tree number(s): C23.550.355
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005355
Scope note: Any pathological condition where fibrous connective tissue invades any organ, usually as a consequence of inflammation or other injury.
Annotation: NIM only as pathol process with no qualif: coord with Cat A term /pathol (IM); several specific fibrosis terms are also 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
Previous Indexing: specific organ/pathology (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
DeCS ID: 19167
Unique ID: D005355
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/03/25
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Fibrosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0008453
Scope note Any pathological condition where fibrous connective tissue invades any organ, usually as a consequence of inflammation or other injury.
Preferred term Fibrosis
Entry term(s) Fibroses
Cirrhosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0008452
Preferred term Cirrhosis



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