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Carotid Stenosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carotid Stenosis
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.200.360
C14.907.137.230
C14.907.253.123.360
Unique ID
D016893
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016893
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific carotid artery (IM)
Scope Note
Narrowing or stricture of any part of the CAROTID ARTERIES, most often due to atherosclerotic plaque formation. Ulcerations may form in atherosclerotic plaques and induce THROMBUS formation. Platelet or cholesterol emboli may arise from stenotic carotid lesions and induce a TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK; CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT; or temporary blindness (AMAUROSIS FUGAX). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp 822-3)
Entry Term(s)
Carotid Artery Narrowing
Carotid Artery Plaque
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Artery Ulcerating Plaque
Carotid Ulcer
Common Carotid Artery Stenosis
External Carotid Artery Stenosis
Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis
Plaque, Ulcerating, Carotid Artery
Stenosis, Common Carotid Artery
Stenosis, External Carotid Artery
Ulcerating Plaque, Carotid Artery
NLM Classification #
WL 357
Previous Indexing
Carotid Artery Diseases (1966-1991)
See Also
Endarterectomy, Carotid
Public MeSH Note
1992
History Note
1992
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2015/07/09
Carotid Stenosis Preferred
Internal Carotid Artery Stenosis Narrower
Common Carotid Artery Stenosis Narrower
External Carotid Artery Stenosis Narrower
Carotid Artery Plaque Related
Carotid Ulcer Related
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