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Encephalomyelitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Encephalomyelitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.291
C10.228.228.291
C10.586.500
Unique ID
D004679
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004679
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate IM with specific organism/infection term (IM) or other cause (IM)
Scope Note
A general term indicating inflammation of the BRAIN and SPINAL CORD, often used to indicate an infectious process, but also applicable to a variety of autoimmune and toxic-metabolic conditions. There is significant overlap regarding the usage of this term and ENCEPHALITIS in the literature.
Entry Term(s)
Encephalomyelitis, Inflammatory
Inflammatory Encephalomyelitis
Myeloencephalitis
NLM Classification #
WL 351
See Also
Encephalitis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Encephalomyelitis Preferred
Encephalomyelitis, Inflammatory Narrower
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