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Lung Abscess MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lung Abscess
Tree Number(s)
C01.748.407
C01.830.025.490
C08.381.450
C08.730.407
Unique ID
D008169
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008169
Annotation
coordinate IM with precoordinated organism/infection term (IM); if unspecified bacterial abscess, do not coordinate with BACTERIAL INFECTIONS since most abscesses are bacterial
Scope Note
Solitary or multiple collections of PUS within the lung parenchyma as a result of infection by bacteria, protozoa, or other agents.
Entry Term(s)
Abscess, Pulmonary
Abscesses, Pulmonary
Pulmonary Abscess
Pulmonary Abscesses
NLM Classification #
WF 651
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Lung Abscess Preferred
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