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Aortic Coarctation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aortic Coarctation
Tree Number(s)
C14.240.400.090
C14.280.400.090
C16.131.240.400.090
Unique ID
D001017
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001017
Scope Note
A birth defect characterized by the narrowing of the AORTA that can be of varying degree and at any point from the transverse arch to the iliac bifurcation. Aortic coarctation causes arterial HYPERTENSION before the point of narrowing and arterial HYPOTENSION beyond the narrowed portion.
Entry Term(s)
Coarctation of Aorta
Coarctation of Aorta Dominant
Coarctation of the Aorta
NLM Classification #
WG 220
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Aortic Coarctation Preferred
Coarctation of Aorta Dominant Narrower
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