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Descriptor English: Ileum
Descriptor Spanish: Íleon
Descriptor íleon
Entry term(s) ileum
Scope note: Porción distal del intestino delgado, que se extiende desde el yeyuno hasta el ciego. Acaba en la fosa ilíaca derecha, abriéndose en la cara interna del intestino grueso. (Diccionario Mosby. 5a ed. Madrid: Harcourt España, 2000, p.675)
Descriptor Portuguese: Íleo
Descriptor French: Iléum
Tree number(s): A03.556.124.684.249
A03.556.249.124
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007082
Scope note: The distal and narrowest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE, between the JEJUNUM and the ILEOCECAL VALVE of the LARGE INTESTINE.
Annotation: do not confuse with ILEUS or ILIUM; /surg: consider ILEOSTOMY; inflammation = ILEITIS; ileocecal intussusception or invagination: index under ILEOCECAL VALVE (IM) + INTUSSUSCEPTION (IM) + ILEAL DISEASES (NIM); ileocolic intussusception: index under ILEAL DISEASES (IM) + INTUSSUSCEPTION (IM) but not also COLONIC DISEASES; ileum as smooth muscle is probably MUSCLE, SMOOTH (IM) + ILEUM (NIM); jejuno-ileal bypass or shunt or jejuno-ileostomy in obesity: index under JEJUNOILEAL BYPASS (note XR ref)
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Ileostomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 7265
Unique ID: D007082
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Ileum - Preferred
Concept UI M0011030
Scope note The distal and narrowest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE, between the JEJUNUM and the ILEOCECAL VALVE of the LARGE INTESTINE.
Preferred term Ileum



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