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Descriptor English:   Pulpitis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Pulpitis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Pulpite 
Synonyms English:   Endodontic Inflammation
Endodontic Inflammations
Inflammation, Endodontic
Inflammations, Endodontic
Tree Number:   C07.793.237.820
Definition English:   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. 
See Related English:   Periapical Periodontitis
History Note English:   65(63) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   12107 
Unique Identifier:   D011671 

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