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Descriptor English: Gastroenteritis
Descriptor Spanish: Gastroenteritis
Descriptor gastroenteritis
Scope note: INFLAMACIÓN de cualquier segmento del TUBO DIGESTIVO, desde el ESÓFAGO al RECTO. Las causas de gastroenteritis son múltiples: genéticas, infecciosas, HIPERSENSIBILIDAD, efectos de medicamentos y CÁNCER.
Descriptor Portuguese: Gastroenterite
Descriptor French: Gastroentérite
Entry term(s): Gastroenteritides
Tree number(s): C06.405.205
SP4.012.118.104.045
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005759
Scope note: INFLAMMATION of any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM. Causes of gastroenteritis are many including genetic, infection, HYPERSENSITIVITY, drug effects, and CANCER.
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: 5900
Unique ID: D005759
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Gastroenteritis - Preferred
Concept UI M0009018
Scope note INFLAMMATION of any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM. Causes of gastroenteritis are many including genetic, infection, HYPERSENSITIVITY, drug effects, and CANCER.
Preferred term Gastroenteritis
Entry term(s) Gastroenteritides



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