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Respiratory Aspiration MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Aspiration
Tree Number(s)
C08.618.749
C23.550.773
Unique ID
D053120
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053120
Annotation
ASPIRATION, MECHANICAL is also available
Scope Note
Inhaling liquid or solids, such as stomach contents, or other FOREIGN OBJECTS, into the RESPIRATORY TRACT. When this causes severe lung damage, it is called ASPIRATION PNEUMONIA.
Entry Term(s)
Accidental Aspiration
Aspiration, Respiratory
Foreign Body Aspiration
Previous Indexing
Inhalation (1966-2006)
Pneumonia, Aspiration (1965-2006)
See Also
Airway Obstruction
Pneumonia, Aspiration
Public MeSH Note
2007; see INHALATION 2004-2006 and PNEUMONIA, ASPIRATION 1984-2006
History Note
2007; use INHALATION 2004-2006; for ASPIRATION OF GASTRIC CONTENTS use PNEUMONIA, ASPIRATION 1984-2006
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2022/12/15
Respiratory Aspiration Preferred
Foreign Body Aspiration Narrower
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