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Descriptor English: Meningoencephalitis
Descriptor Spanish: Meningoencefalitis
Descriptor meningoencefalitis
Entry term(s) cerebromeningitis
Scope note: Proceso inflamatorio que afecta al cerebro (ENCEFALITIS) y meninges (MENINGITIS), producido con frecuencia por organismos patógenos que invaden el sistema nervioso central, y en ocasiones por toxinas, trastornos autoinmunitarios y otras afecciones.
Descriptor Portuguese: Meningoencefalite
Descriptor French: Méningoencéphalite
Entry term(s): Cerebromeningitides
Cerebromeningitis
Encephalomeningitides
Encephalomeningitis
Meningoencephalitides
Tree number(s): C01.207.245.550
C01.207.570
C10.228.140.430.550
C10.228.228.245.550
C10.228.228.570
C10.228.614.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008590
Scope note: An inflammatory process involving the brain (ENCEPHALITIS) and meninges (MENINGITIS), most often produced by pathogenic organisms which invade the central nervous system, and occasionally by toxins, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions.
Annotation: coordinate IM with specific infection term (IM) or other cause (IM)
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
Entry Version: MENINGOENCEPH
DeCS ID: 8760
Unique ID: D008590
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: 2015/07/01
Meningoencephalitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0013374
Scope note An inflammatory process involving the brain (ENCEPHALITIS) and meninges (MENINGITIS), most often produced by pathogenic organisms which invade the central nervous system, and occasionally by toxins, autoimmune disorders, and other conditions.
Preferred term Meningoencephalitis
Entry term(s) Cerebromeningitides
Cerebromeningitis
Encephalomeningitides
Encephalomeningitis
Meningoencephalitides



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