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Descriptor English: Enterostomy
Descriptor Spanish: Enterostomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Enterostomia
Descriptor French: Entérostomie
Entry term(s): Enterostomies
Tree number(s): E04.210.338
E04.579.338
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004766
Scope note: Creation of an artificial external opening or fistula in the intestines.
Annotation: general or unspecified only; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Colostomy (1966-1987)
Ileostomy (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
DeCS ID: 22892
Unique ID: D004766
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/03/18
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Enterostomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0007485
Scope note Creation of an artificial external opening or fistula in the intestines.
Preferred term Enterostomy
Entry term(s) Enterostomies



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