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Afferent Loop Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Afferent Loop Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.531.099
C23.550.767.050
Unique ID
D000343
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000343
Scope Note
A complication of gastrojejunostomy (BILLROTH II PROCEDURE), a reconstructive GASTROENTEROSTOMY. It is caused by acute (complete) or chronic (intermittent) obstruction of the afferent jejunal loop due to HERNIA, intussusception, kinking, VOLVULUS, etc. It is characterized by PAIN and VOMITING of BILE-stained fluid.
Previous Indexing
Dumping Syndrome (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note
70; was see under DUMPING SYNDROME 1963-69
Online Note
search DUMPING SYNDROME 1966-68
History Note
70(69); was see under DUMPING SYNDROME 1963-69
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Afferent Loop Syndrome Preferred
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