Descriptor English: Gastrointestinal Diseases
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedades Gastrointestinales
Descriptor enfermedades gastrointestinales
Entry term(s) diarrea epidémica infantil
enfermedades del tubo digestivo
trastornos gastrointestinales
Scope note: Enfermedades de cualquier segmento del TRACTO GASTROINTESTINAL, desde el ESÓFAGO al RECTO.
Descriptor Portuguese: Gastroenteropatias
Descriptor French: Maladies gastro-intestinales
Entry term(s): Cholera Infantum
Disease, Gastrointestinal
Diseases, Gastrointestinal
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disease
Gastrointestinal Disorder
Gastrointestinal Disorder, Functional
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders, Functional
Tree number(s): C06.405
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Diseases in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Annotation: general: prefer specifics; inflammatory disease = GASTROENTERITIS
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
Public MeSH Note: 1965
History Note: 1965
DeCS ID: 5908
Unique ID: D005767
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/06/17
Gastrointestinal Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0009033
Scope note Diseases in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM.
Preferred term Gastrointestinal Diseases
Entry term(s) Disease, Gastrointestinal
Diseases, Gastrointestinal
Gastrointestinal Disease
Gastrointestinal Disorder
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders - Narrower
Concept UI M0443706
Scope note Chronic or recurrent gastrointestinal disorders without an identifiable structural or biochemical explanation by the routine diagnostic tests. Functional gastrointestinal disorders are classified according to the presumed site of the disorder, such as IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME, non-ulcer DYSPEPSIA, and non-cardiac CHEST PAIN.
Preferred term Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Entry term(s) Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder
Gastrointestinal Disorder, Functional
Gastrointestinal Disorders, Functional
Cholera Infantum - Narrower
Concept UI M0480286
Preferred term Cholera Infantum

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