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Duodenal Obstruction MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Duodenal Obstruction
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.275.395
C06.405.469.531.311
Unique ID
D004380
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004380
Annotation
duodenal compression by superior mesenteric artery = SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY SYNDROME; duodenal atresia = DUODENAL OBSTRUCTION /‌congen (IM) + INTESTINAL ATRESIA (IM)
Scope Note
Hindrance of the passage of luminal contents in the DUODENUM. Duodenal obstruction can be partial or complete, and caused by intrinsic or extrinsic factors. Simple obstruction is associated with diminished or stopped flow of luminal contents. Strangulating obstruction is associated with impaired blood flow to the duodenum in addition to obstructed flow of luminal contents.
NLM Classification #
WI 505
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/19
Duodenal Obstruction Preferred
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