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Descriptor English: Spondylosis
Descriptor Spanish: Espondilosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Espondilose
Descriptor French: Spondylose
Entry term(s): Cervical Spondylosis
Lumbarsacral Spondylosis
Spondylosis Deformans
Spondylosis, Cervical
Spondylosis, Lumbarsacral
Spondylosis, Thoracic
Thoracic Spondylosis
Tree number(s): C05.116.900.938
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055009
Scope note: A degenerative spinal disease that can involve any part of the VERTEBRA, the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK, and the surrounding soft tissue.
Annotation: coordinate with specific vertebra; do not confuse with SPONDYLOLYSIS or SPONDYLITIS
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: Spinal Diseases (1963-1965)
Spinal Osteophytosis (1965-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1988-2008; for SPONDYLOSIS DEFORMANS see SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1965-2008
History Note: 2009; use SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1988-2008; for SPONDYLOSIS DEFORMANS use SPINAL OSTEOPHYTOSIS 1965-2008
Related: Spondylolysis MeSH
DeCS ID: 53068
Unique ID: D055009
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Spondylosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0020327
Scope note A degenerative spinal disease that can involve any part of the VERTEBRA, the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK, and the surrounding soft tissue.
Preferred term Spondylosis
Lumbarsacral Spondylosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0512322
Preferred term Lumbarsacral Spondylosis
Entry term(s) Spondylosis, Lumbarsacral
Thoracic Spondylosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0512323
Preferred term Thoracic Spondylosis
Entry term(s) Spondylosis, Thoracic
Cervical Spondylosis - Narrower
Concept UI M0512321
Preferred term Cervical Spondylosis
Entry term(s) Spondylosis, Cervical
Spondylosis Deformans - Narrower
Concept UI M0020328
Scope note A form of spondylosis involving the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK, including both the annulus and the nucleus of the disk. It is usually the consequence of normal aging.
Preferred term Spondylosis Deformans



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