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Descriptor English:   Periodontitis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Periodontitis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Periodontite 
Synonyms English:   Pericementitides
Tree Number:   C07.465.714.533
Definition English:   Inflammation and loss of connective tissues supporting or surrounding the teeth. This may involve any part of the PERIODONTIUM. Periodontitis is currently classified by disease progression (CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS; AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS) instead of age of onset. (From 1999 International Workshop for a Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions, American Academy of Periodontology) 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics
See Related English:   Subgingival Curettage
History Note English:   65; PERICEMENTITIS was see under PERIODONTITIS 1969-78 
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:   10709 
Unique Identifier:   D010518 

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