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Chronic Pain MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Chronic Pain
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.592.612.274
Unique ID
D059350
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059350
Annotation
differentiate from PAIN, INTRACTABLE
Scope Note
Aching sensation that persists for more than a few months. It may or may not be associated with trauma or disease, and may persist after the initial injury has healed. Its localization, character, and timing are more vague than with acute pain.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Primary Pain
Chronic Secondary Pain
Pain, Chronic
Widespread Chronic Pain
Previous Indexing
Pain (1993-2011)
See Also
Acute Pain
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/07/01
Revision Date
2023/04/05
Chronic Pain Preferred
Chronic Secondary Pain Narrower
Chronic Primary Pain Narrower
Widespread Chronic Pain Narrower
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