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Clonorchiasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Clonorchiasis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.335.865.148
Unique ID
D003003
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003003
Annotation
trematode infect caused by CLONORCHIS SINENSIS; OPISTHORCHIS SINENSIS infection = CLONORCHIASIS, not OPISTHORCHIASIS which is Opisthorchis infect by Opisthorchis species other than O. sinensis
Scope Note
Infection of the biliary passages with CLONORCHIS SINENSIS, also called Opisthorchis sinensis. It may lead to inflammation of the biliary tract, proliferation of biliary epithelium, progressive portal fibrosis, and sometimes bile duct carcinoma. Extension to the liver may lead to fatty changes and cirrhosis. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Clonorchis Infection
Clonorchis sinensis Infection
Opisthorchis sinensis Infection
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Clonorchiasis Preferred
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