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Descriptor English: Lithiasis
Descriptor Spanish: Litiasis
Descriptor Portuguese: Litíase
Descriptor French: Lithiase
Entry term(s): Calculoses
Calculosis
Lithiases
Tree number(s): C23.550.537
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020347
Scope note: A condition characterized by the formation of CALCULI and concretions in the hollow organs or ducts of the body. They occur most often in the gallbladder, kidney, and lower urinary tract.
Annotation: prefer specifics; coord IM with organ /disease term (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
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
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
Related: Calculi MeSH
DeCS ID: 33778
Unique ID: D020347
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Lithiasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0029982
Scope note A condition characterized by the formation of CALCULI and concretions in the hollow organs or ducts of the body. They occur most often in the gallbladder, kidney, and lower urinary tract.
Preferred term Lithiasis
Entry term(s) Calculoses
Calculosis
Lithiases



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