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Periapical Abscess MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Periapical Abscess
Tree Number(s)
C01.830.025.650
C07.320.830.700.700
C07.465.714.306.700.700
C07.465.714.533.487.700
Unique ID
D010482
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010482
Annotation
do not confuse with PERIODONTAL ABSCESS: note X refs below; for coord read note on ABSCESS
Scope Note
Acute or chronic inflammation of tissues surrounding the apical portion of a tooth, associated with the collection of pus, resulting from infection following pulp infection through a carious lesion or as a result of an injury causing pulp necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Abscess, Periapical
Alveolar Abscess, Apical
Dentoalveolar Abscess, Apical
Periapical Periodontitis, Suppurative
Periodontitis, Apical, Suppurative
NLM Classification #
WU 241
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Periapical Abscess Preferred
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