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Descriptor English: Empyema, Pleural
Descriptor Spanish: Empiema Pleural
Descriptor Portuguese: Empiema Pleural
Descriptor French: Empyème pleural
Entry term(s): Empyema, Thoracic
Empyemas, Pleural
Empyemas, Thoracic
Pleural Empyema
Pleural Empyemas
Pyothorax
Thoracic Empyema
Thoracic Empyemas
Tree number(s): C01.748.265
C01.830.305.310
C08.528.240
C08.730.265
C23.550.470.756.305.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016724
Scope note: Suppurative inflammation of the pleural space.
Annotation: if tuberculous = EMPYEMA, TUBERCULOUS
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
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Empyema (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92; was see EMPYEMA 1984-91; PYOTHORAX was see EMPYEMA 1984-91
Online Note: use EMPYEMA to search EMPYEMA, PLEURAL & PYOTHORAX 1984-91
History Note: 92; was see EMPYEMA 1984-91; PYOTHORAX was see EMPYEMA 1984-91
DeCS ID: 30137
Unique ID: D016724
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/02/11
Revision Date: 1994/05/27
Empyema, Pleural - Preferred
Concept UI M0025467
Scope note Suppurative inflammation of the pleural space.
Preferred term Empyema, Pleural
Entry term(s) Empyema, Thoracic
Empyemas, Pleural
Empyemas, Thoracic
Pleural Empyema
Pleural Empyemas
Pyothorax
Thoracic Empyema
Thoracic Empyemas



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