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Descriptor English: Cholecystitis
Descriptor Spanish: Colecistitis
Descriptor colecistitis
Entry term(s) empiema de la vesícula biliar
inflamación de la vesícula biliar
inflamación vesicular
Scope note: Inflamación de la VESÍCULA BILIAR; generalmente está producida por alteraciones del flujo de la BILIS, CÁLCULOS BILIARES en la VÍA BILIAR, infecciones u otras enfermedades.
Descriptor Portuguese: Colecistite
Descriptor French: Cholécystite
Entry term(s): Empyema, Gall Bladder
Empyema, Gallbladder
Gall Bladder Empyema
Gallbladder Empyema
Gallbladder Inflammation
Inflammation, Gallbladder
Tree number(s): C06.130.564.263
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002764
Scope note: Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.
Annotation: note specifics; entry term EMPYEMA, GALLBLADDER: restrict to gallbladder; "biliary empyema": unless of gallbladder, index under EMPYEMA (IM) + BILIARY TRACT DISEASES (IM) or specific biliary precoord
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
Related: Cholangitis MeSH
DeCS ID: 2816
Unique ID: D002764
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Cholecystitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0004232
Scope note Inflammation of the GALLBLADDER; generally caused by impairment of BILE flow, GALLSTONES in the BILIARY TRACT, infections, or other diseases.
Preferred term Cholecystitis
Entry term(s) Gallbladder Inflammation
Inflammation, Gallbladder
Empyema, Gallbladder - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0004233
Scope note Presence of pus in the GALLBLADDER.
Preferred term Empyema, Gallbladder
Entry term(s) Empyema, Gall Bladder
Gall Bladder Empyema
Gallbladder Empyema



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