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Descriptor English: Lung Injury
Descriptor Spanish: Lesión Pulmonar
Descriptor Portuguese: Lesão Pulmonar
Descriptor French: Lésion pulmonaire
Entry term(s): Chronic Lung Injuries
Chronic Lung Injury
Injuries, Lung
Injuries, Pulmonary
Injury, Lung
Injury, Pulmonary
Lung Injuries
Lung Injuries, Chronic
Lung Injury, Chronic
Pulmonary Injuries
Pulmonary Injury
Tree number(s): C08.381.520
C26.891.554
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055370
Scope note: Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.
Annotation: ACUTE LUNG INJURY and VENTILATOR-INDUCED LUNG INJURY are also available
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: Lung Diseases (1969-2008)
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
DeCS ID: 53085
Unique ID: D055370
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: 2010/06/25
Lung Injury - Preferred
Concept UI M0517345
Scope note Damage to any compartment of the lung caused by physical, chemical, or biological agents which characteristically elicit inflammatory reaction. These inflammatory reactions can either be acute and dominated by NEUTROPHILS, or chronic and dominated by LYMPHOCYTES and MACROPHAGES.
Preferred term Lung Injury
Entry term(s) Injuries, Lung
Injuries, Pulmonary
Injury, Lung
Injury, Pulmonary
Lung Injuries
Pulmonary Injuries
Pulmonary Injury
Chronic Lung Injury - Narrower
Concept UI M0517346
Preferred term Chronic Lung Injury
Entry term(s) Chronic Lung Injuries
Lung Injuries, Chronic
Lung Injury, Chronic



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