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Descriptor English: Emphysema
Descriptor Spanish: Enfisema
Descriptor Portuguese: Enfisema
Descriptor French: Emphysème
Tree number(s): C23.550.325
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004646
Scope note: A pathological accumulation of air in tissues or organs.
Annotation: also available are PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA; SUBCUTANEOUS EMPHYSEMA and PNEUMOMEDIASTINUM see MEDIASTINAL EMPHYSEMA
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
Related: Pulmonary Emphysema MeSH
DeCS ID: 4722
Unique ID: D004646
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Emphysema - Preferred
Concept UI M0007311
Scope note A pathological accumulation of air in tissues or organs.
Preferred term Emphysema



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