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Descriptor English: Lung Abscess
Descriptor Spanish: Absceso Pulmonar
Descriptor Portuguese: Abscesso Pulmonar
Descriptor French: Abcès du poumon
Entry term(s): Abscess, Lung
Abscess, Pulmonary
Abscesses, Lung
Abscesses, Pulmonary
Lung Abscesses
Pulmonary Abscess
Pulmonary Abscesses
Tree number(s): C01.748.407
C01.830.025.490
C08.381.450
C08.730.407
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008169
Scope note: Solitary or multiple collections of PUS within the lung parenchyma as a result of infection by bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.
Annotation: coordinate IM with precoordinated organism/infection term (IM); if unspecified bacterial abscess, do not coordinate with BACTERIAL INFECTIONS since most abscesses are bacterial
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
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 8346
Unique ID: D008169
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2011/09/08
Lung Abscess - Preferred
Concept UI M0012742
Scope note Solitary or multiple collections of PUS within the lung parenchyma as a result of infection by bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.
Preferred term Lung Abscess
Entry term(s) Abscess, Lung
Abscess, Pulmonary
Abscesses, Lung
Abscesses, Pulmonary
Lung Abscesses
Pulmonary Abscess
Pulmonary Abscesses



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