"Epididymitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Inflammation of the EPIDIDYMIS. Its clinical features include enlarged epididymis, a swollen SCROTUM; PAIN; PYURIA; and FEVER. It is usually related to infections in the URINARY TRACT, which likely spread to the EPIDIDYMIS through either the VAS DEFERENS or the lymphatics of the SPERMATIC CORD.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Epididymitis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Epididymitis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epididymitis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Epididymitis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.