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Fistula MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fistula
Tree Number(s)
C23.300.575
Unique ID
D005402
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005402
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with organ or precoordinated organ/disease term; anal fistula or fistula in ano: index RECTAL FISTULA, not FISSURE IN ANO; artificial fistula: Manual 23.14; ECK FISTULA see PORTACAVAL SHUNT, SURGICAL is also available
Scope Note
Abnormal communication most commonly seen between two internal organs, or between an internal organ and the surface of the body.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/09
Fistula Preferred
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