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Descriptor English: Encephalomyelitis
Descriptor Spanish: Encefalomielitis
Descriptor encefalomielitis
Entry term(s) mieloencefalitis
Scope note: Término general que indica inflamación del CEREBRO y de la MÉDULA ESPINAL, utilizado a menudo para indicar un proceso infeccioso, pero que se aplica también a una variedad de afecciones autoinmunitarias y tóxico-metabólicas. Hay una importante confusión en relación con el empleo de este término y de la ENCEFALITIS en la literatura.
Descriptor Portuguese: Encefalomielite
Descriptor French: Encéphalomyélite
Entry term(s): Encephalomyelitis, Inflammatory
Inflammatory Encephalomyelitis
Myeloencephalitides
Myeloencephalitis
Tree number(s): C01.207.291
C10.228.228.291
C10.228.440
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004679
Scope note: A general term indicating inflammation of the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD, often used to indicate an infectious process, but also applicable to a variety of autoimmune and toxic-metabolic conditions. There is significant overlap regarding the usage of this term and ENCEPHALITIS in the literature.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate IM with specific organism/infection term (IM) or other cause (IM)
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: Encephalitis MeSH
DeCS ID: 4759
Unique ID: D004679
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: 2015/06/24
Encephalomyelitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0007368
Scope note A general term indicating inflammation of the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD, often used to indicate an infectious process, but also applicable to a variety of autoimmune and toxic-metabolic conditions. There is significant overlap regarding the usage of this term and ENCEPHALITIS in the literature.
Preferred term Encephalomyelitis
Entry term(s) Myeloencephalitides
Myeloencephalitis
Encephalomyelitis, Inflammatory - Narrower
Concept UI M0334930
Preferred term Encephalomyelitis, Inflammatory
Entry term(s) Inflammatory Encephalomyelitis



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