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Periostitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Periostitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.160.595
C05.116.165.595
Unique ID
D010522
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010522
Annotation
inflamm of the periosteum
Scope Note
Inflammation of the periosteum. The condition is generally chronic, and is marked by tenderness and swelling of the bone and an aching pain. Acute periostitis is due to infection, is characterized by diffuse suppuration, severe pain, and constitutional symptoms, and usually results in necrosis. (Dorland, 27th ed)
NLM Classification #
WE 251
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Periostitis Preferred
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