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Pulpitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pulpitis
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.237.820
Unique ID
D011671
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011671
Scope Note
Inflammation of the DENTAL PULP, usually due to bacterial infection in dental caries, tooth fracture, or other conditions causing exposure of the pulp to bacterial invasion. Chemical irritants, thermal factors, hyperemic changes, and other factors may also cause pulpitis.
Entry Term(s)
Inflammation, Endodontic
NLM Classification #
WU 230
See Also
Periapical Periodontitis
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(63)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Pulpitis Preferred
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