Descriptor English: Foreign-Body Reaction
Descriptor Spanish: Reacción a Cuerpo Extraño
Descriptor reacción a cuerpo extraño
Scope note: Inflamación crónica y formación de un granuloma alrededor de un cuerpo extraño irritante.
Descriptor Portuguese: Reação a Corpo Estranho
Descriptor French: Réaction à corps étranger
Entry term(s): Foreign Body Reaction
Reaction, Foreign-Body
Tree number(s): C23.550.470.251
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Chronic inflammation and granuloma formation around irritating foreign bodies.
Annotation: note category: in presence of a dis, use /etiol, not /compl
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: Foreign Bodies (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was FOREIGN BODY REACTION 1974-90
Online Note: use FOREIGN-BODY REACTION to search FOREIGN BODY REACTION 1972-90 (as Prov 1972-73)
History Note: 91(72); was FOREIGN BODY REACTION 1972-90 (Prov 1972-73)
DeCS ID: 29243
Unique ID: D005549
NLM Classification: QZ 150
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Foreign-Body Reaction - Preferred
Concept UI M0008743
Scope note Chronic inflammation and granuloma formation around irritating foreign bodies.
Preferred term Foreign-Body Reaction
Entry term(s) Foreign Body Reaction
Reaction, Foreign-Body

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