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Descriptor English: Tendinopathy
Descriptor Spanish: Tendinopatía
Descriptor Portuguese: Tendinopatia
Descriptor French: Tendinopathie
Entry term(s): Tendinitides
Tendinitis
Tendinopathies
Tendinoses
Tendinosis
Tendonitides
Tendonitis
Tendonopathies
Tendonopathy
Tendonoses
Tendonosis
Tree number(s): C05.651.869
C26.874.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052256
Scope note: Clinical syndrome describing overuse tendon injuries characterized by a combination of PAIN, diffuse or localized swelling, and impaired performance.
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
Previous Indexing: Tendon Injuries (1976-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006; for TENDINITIS see TENDINITIS 1965-2005, see TENDONITIS 1963-1964
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50477
Unique ID: D052256
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Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2016/01/20
Tendinopathy - Preferred
Concept UI M0483885
Scope note Clinical syndrome describing overuse tendon injuries characterized by a combination of PAIN, diffuse or localized swelling, and impaired performance.
Preferred term Tendinopathy
Entry term(s) Tendinopathies
Tendonopathies
Tendonopathy
Tendinosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0483991
Scope note A disorder of TENDONS characterized by COLLAGEN degeneration, other changes to tenocytes and the EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX, and a lack of inflammatory cells. It is caused by aging, MICROTRAUMA, or vascular compromise. Tendinosis is not a clinical diagnosis and can be confirmed only by histopathological findings.
Preferred term Tendinosis
Entry term(s) Tendinoses
Tendonoses
Tendonosis
Tendinitis - Narrower
Concept UI M0021155
Scope note Inflammation of TENDONS. It is characterized by the degeneration of tendons accompanied by an inflammatory repair response, fibroblastic proliferation, and formation of granulation tissue. Tendinitis is not a clinical diagnosis and can be confirmed only by histopathological findings.
Preferred term Tendinitis
Entry term(s) Tendinitides
Tendonitides
Tendonitis



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