Descriptor English: Encopresis
Descriptor Spanish: Encopresis
Descriptor encopresis
Scope note: Incontinencia fecal no debida a defecto orgánico o enfermedad.
Descriptor Portuguese: Encoprese
Descriptor French: Encoprésie
Tree number(s): C23.888.821.266
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Incontinence of feces not due to organic defect or illness.
Annotation: of psychological origin: differentiate from FECAL INCONTINENCE, of organic origin
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
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
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 69
History Note: 69(63)
DeCS ID: 4769
Unique ID: D004688
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Date Established: 1969/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/07/06
Encopresis - Preferred
Concept UI M0007382
Scope note Incontinence of feces not due to organic defect or illness.
Preferred term Encopresis

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