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Descriptor English: Rheumatic Diseases
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedades Reumáticas
Descriptor Portuguese: Doenças Reumáticas
Descriptor French: Rhumatismes
Entry term(s): Disease, Rheumatic
Diseases, Rheumatic
Rheumatic Disease
Rheumatism
Tree number(s): C05.799
C17.300.775
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012216
Scope note: Disorders of connective tissue, especially the joints and related structures, characterized by inflammation, degeneration, or metabolic derangement.
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
Public MeSH Note: 90; was RHEUMATISM 1966-89
Online Note: 90; use RHEUMATIC DISEASES to search RHEUMATISM 1966-89
History Note: 90; was RHEUMATISM 1966-89
Entry Version: RHEUMATIC DIS
DeCS ID: 28302
Unique ID: D012216
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/26
Rheumatic Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0019014
Scope note Disorders of connective tissue, especially the joints and related structures, characterized by inflammation, degeneration, or metabolic derangement.
Preferred term Rheumatic Diseases
Entry term(s) Disease, Rheumatic
Diseases, Rheumatic
Rheumatic Disease
Rheumatism



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