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Embolism, Fat MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Embolism, Fat
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.355.350.454
Unique ID
D004620
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004620
Annotation
do not confuse with EMBOLISM, CHOLESTEROL
Scope Note
Blocking of a blood vessel by fat deposits in the circulation. It is often seen after fractures of large bones or after administration of CORTICOSTEROIDS.
Entry Term(s)
Fat Embolism
Fat Embolism Syndrome
NLM Classification #
QZ 170
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/02/26
Embolism, Fat Preferred
Fat Embolism Syndrome Narrower
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