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Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.137.671
Unique ID
D000083082
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000083082
Scope Note
Entrapment of the POPLITEAL ARTERY in the LEG due to an abnormal course of the artery often associated with onset of development and/or overuse of the gastrocnemius or popliteus muscles on the back of the leg. It is most often associated with runners and other athletes with enlarged calf muscle that compresses the POPLITEAL ARTERY.
Entry Term(s)
Popliteal Artery Entrapment
Previous Indexing
Arterial Occlusive Diseases (1973-2020)
Popliteal Artery (1965-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome Preferred
Popliteal Artery Entrapment Related
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