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Ileum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ileum
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.684.249
A03.556.249.124
Unique ID
D007082
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007082
Annotation
do not confuse with ILEUS or ILIUM; /‌surg: consider ILEOSTOMY; inflammation = ILEITIS; ileocecal intussusception or invagination: index under ILEOCECAL VALVE (IM) + INTUSSUSCEPTION (IM) + ILEAL DISEASES (NIM); ileocolic intussusception: index under ILEAL DISEASES (IM) + INTUSSUSCEPTION (IM) but not also COLONIC DISEASES; ileum as smooth muscle is probably MUSCLE, SMOOTH (IM) + ILEUM (NIM); jejuno-ileal bypass or shunt or jejuno-ileostomy in obesity: index under JEJUNOILEAL BYPASS (note XR ref)
Scope Note
The distal and narrowest portion of the SMALL INTESTINE, between the JEJUNUM and the ILEOCECAL VALVE of the LARGE INTESTINE.
NLM Classification #
WI 512
See Also
Ileostomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Ileum Preferred
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