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Descriptor English: Colic
Descriptor Spanish: Cólico
Descriptor Portuguese: Cólica
Descriptor French: Colique
Entry term(s): Abdominal Cramp
Abdominal Cramps
Colic, Infantile
Cramp, Abdominal
Cramps, Abdominal
Infantile Colic
Tree number(s): C16.614.166
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003085
Scope note: A clinical syndrome with intermittent abdominal pain characterized by sudden onset and cessation that is commonly seen in infants. It is usually associated with obstruction of the INTESTINES; of the CYSTIC DUCT; or of the URINARY TRACT.
Annotation: coordinate with organ/diseases term, as biliary colic = COLIC + BILIARY TRACT DISEASES or specific
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
DeCS ID: 27962
Unique ID: D003085
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Colic - Preferred
Concept UI M0004742
Scope note A clinical syndrome with intermittent abdominal pain characterized by sudden onset and cessation that is commonly seen in infants. It is usually associated with obstruction of the INTESTINES; of the CYSTIC DUCT; or of the URINARY TRACT.
Preferred term Colic
Abdominal Cramps - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0004741
Preferred term Abdominal Cramps
Entry term(s) Abdominal Cramp
Cramp, Abdominal
Cramps, Abdominal
Infantile Colic - Narrower
Concept UI M0439077
Preferred term Infantile Colic
Entry term(s) Colic, Infantile



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