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Descriptor in English: Neuritis
Descriptor in Spanish: Neuritis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neurite (Inflamação)
Descriptor in French: Névrite
Entry term(s): Motor Neuritides
Motor Neuritis
Neuritides
Neuritides, Motor
Neuritides, Peripheral
Neuritides, Sensory
Neuritis, Motor
Neuritis, Peripheral
Neuritis, Sensory
Peripheral Neuritides
Peripheral Neuritis
Polyneuritides
Polyneuritis
Sensory Neuritides
Sensory Neuritis
Tree number(s): C10.668.829.650
Scope note: A general term indicating inflammation of a peripheral or cranial nerve. Clinical manifestation may include PAIN; PARESTHESIAS; PARESIS; or HYPESTHESIA.
Annotation: coord IM with specific nerve disease or specific nerve (IM); do not confuse with NEURITES, a hairlike projection of a neuron & in French & other foreign titles do not confuse "neurite" referring to a neurite (i.e., NEURITES) with "nevrite" meaning neuritis; neuritis of optic nerve = OPTIC NEURITIS; retrobulbar neuritis = OPTIC NEURITIS; SMON (subacute myelo-optico-neuropathy) is indexed OPTIC NEURITIS (IM) + MYELITIS (IM) + SYNDROME (NIM)
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
See also the descriptors: Optic Neuritis MeSH
Vestibular Neuronitis MeSH
DeCS UI: 9636
Descriptor UI: D009443
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Neuritis - Preferred
Concept UI M0014693
Scope note A general term indicating inflammation of a peripheral or cranial nerve. Clinical manifestation may include PAIN; PARESTHESIAS; PARESIS; or HYPESTHESIA.
Preferred term Neuritis
Entry term(s) Neuritides
Neuritides, Peripheral
Neuritis, Peripheral
Peripheral Neuritides
Peripheral Neuritis
Neuritis, Sensory - Narrower
Concept UI M0336394
Preferred term Neuritis, Sensory
Entry term(s) Neuritides, Sensory
Sensory Neuritides
Sensory Neuritis
Polyneuritis - Narrower
Concept UI M0017228
Scope note Inflammation of multiple nerves.
Preferred term Polyneuritis
Entry term(s) Polyneuritides
Neuritis, Motor - Narrower
Concept UI M0336395
Preferred term Neuritis, Motor
Entry term(s) Motor Neuritides
Motor Neuritis
Neuritides, Motor



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