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Hydronephrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hydronephrosis
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.307
C12.200.777.419.307
C12.950.419.307
Unique ID
D006869
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006869
Scope Note
Abnormal enlargement or swelling of a KIDNEY due to dilation of the KIDNEY CALICES and the KIDNEY PELVIS. It is often associated with obstruction of the URETER or chronic kidney diseases that prevents normal drainage of urine into the URINARY BLADDER.
NLM Classification #
WJ 300
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Hydronephrosis Preferred
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