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Descriptor English: Esophageal Perforation
Descriptor Spanish: Perforación del Esófago
Descriptor Portuguese: Perfuração Esofágica
Descriptor French: Perforation de l'oesophage
Entry term(s): Esophageal Perforations
Perforation, Esophageal
Perforations, Esophageal
Tree number(s): C06.405.117.468
C26.348
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004939
Scope note: An opening or hole in the ESOPHAGUS that is caused by TRAUMA, injury, or pathological process.
Annotation: esophageal rupture does not go here: index ESOPHAGUS /inj (IM) + RUPTURE (NIM) or ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES (IM) + RUPTURE, SPONTANEOUS (NIM)
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 ID: 5029
Unique ID: D004939
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: 2016/06/02
Esophageal Perforation - Preferred
Concept UI M0007751
Scope note An opening or hole in the ESOPHAGUS that is caused by TRAUMA, injury, or pathological process.
Preferred term Esophageal Perforation
Entry term(s) Esophageal Perforations
Perforation, Esophageal
Perforations, Esophageal



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