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Cutaneous Fistula MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cutaneous Fistula
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.135
C23.300.575.150
Unique ID
D017577
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017577
Annotation
fistula policy: Manual 23.19+; anal fistula (one opening on the cutaneous surface near the anus) is indexed as ANAL FISTULA see RECTAL FISTULA
Scope Note
An abnormal passage or communication leading from an internal organ to the surface of the body.
Entry Term(s)
External Fistula
Skin Fistula
NLM Classification #
WR 140
Previous Indexing
Fistula (1966-1993)
Skin Diseases (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Cutaneous Fistula Preferred
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