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Choanal Atresia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Choanal Atresia
Tree Number(s)
C08.460.171
C08.695.271
C09.603.171
C16.131.740.271
Unique ID
D002754
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002754
Scope Note
A congenital abnormality that is characterized by a blocked CHOANAE, the opening between the nose and the NASOPHARYNX. Blockage can be unilateral or bilateral; bony or membranous.
Entry Term(s)
Atresia, Choanal
Previous Indexing
Nasal Cavity/abnormalities (1975-1985)
Nose/abnormalities (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
86
History Note
86
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1985/06/06
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Choanal Atresia Preferred
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