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Descriptor in English: Colitis
Descriptor in Spanish: Colitis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Colite
Descriptor in French: Colite
Entry term(s): Colitides
Tree number(s): C06.405.205.265
C06.405.469.158.188
Scope note: Inflammation of the COLON section of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE), usually with symptoms such as DIARRHEA (often with blood and mucus), ABDOMINAL PAIN, and FEVER.
Annotation: general; note specifics; ENTEROCOLITIS is also available
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 UI: 3123
Descriptor UI: D003092
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Colitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0004770
Scope note Inflammation of the COLON section of the large intestine (INTESTINE, LARGE), usually with symptoms such as DIARRHEA (often with blood and mucus), ABDOMINAL PAIN, and FEVER.
Preferred term Colitis
Entry term(s) Colitides



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