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Aneurysm, Dissecting MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aneurysm, Dissecting
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.055.050
Unique ID
D000784
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000784
Annotation
coordinate with specific aneurysm term, often AORTIC ANEURYSM or its specifics; otherwise coordinate with specific vessel or precoordinated vascular disease
Scope Note
An aneurysm caused by a tear in the TUNICA INTIMA of a blood vessel leading to interstitial HEMORRHAGE, and splitting (dissecting) of the vessel wall, often involving the AORTA. Dissection between the tunica intima and TUNICA MEDIA causes luminal occlusion. Dissection at the media, or between the media and the outer ADVENTITIA causes aneurismal dilation.
Entry Term(s)
Aortic Dissection
Blood Vessel Dissection
Dissecting Aneurysm
Dissection, Blood Vessel
NLM Classification #
WG 580
Previous Indexing
Aneurysm (1966-1976)
Aortic Aneurysm (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
77
History Note
77
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Aneurysm, Dissecting Preferred
Dissection, Blood Vessel Related
Aortic Dissection Narrower
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