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Descriptor English: Hemorrhoids
Descriptor Spanish: Hemorroides
Descriptor hemorroides
Scope note: Varicosidades en la parte inferior del RECTO o del ANO. Las hemorroides pueden producirse en el interior del ano (internas), debajo de la piel alrededor del ano (externas), o al sobresalir desde el interior al exterior del ano. Las personas con hemorroides pueden tener o no síntomas que incluyen sangrado, prurito y dolor.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hemorroidas
Descriptor French: Hémorroïdes
Entry term(s): Hemorrhoid
Tree number(s): C06.405.469.860.401
C14.907.449
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006484
Scope note: Swollen veins in the lower part of the RECTUM or ANUS. Hemorrhoids can be inside the anus (internal), under the skin around the anus (external), or protruding from inside to outside of the anus. People with hemorrhoids may or may not exhibit symptoms which include bleeding, itching, and pain.
Annotation: /surg : consider also HEMORRHOIDECTOMY
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: 6638
Unique ID: D006484
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Hemorrhoids - Preferred
Concept UI M0010177
Scope note Swollen veins in the lower part of the RECTUM or ANUS. Hemorrhoids can be inside the anus (internal), under the skin around the anus (external), or protruding from inside to outside of the anus. People with hemorrhoids may or may not exhibit symptoms which include bleeding, itching, and pain.
Preferred term Hemorrhoids
Entry term(s) Hemorrhoid



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