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Endocardial Cushion Defects MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Endocardial Cushion Defects
Tree Number(s)
C14.240.400.560.350
C14.280.400.560.350
C16.131.240.400.560.350
Unique ID
D004694
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004694
Scope Note
A spectrum of septal defects involving the ATRIAL SEPTUM; VENTRICULAR SEPTUM; and the atrioventricular valves (TRICUSPID VALVE; BICUSPID VALVE). These defects are due to incomplete growth and fusion of the ENDOCARDIAL CUSHIONS which are important in the formation of two atrioventricular canals, site of future atrioventricular valves.
Entry Term(s)
Endocardial Cushion Defect
Persistent Common Atrioventricular Canal
NLM Classification #
WG 220
Previous Indexing
Heart Defects, Congenital (1966-1982)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEART SEPTAL DEFECTS 1983-90
History Note
91(83); was see under HEART SEPTAL DEFECTS 1983-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/23
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Endocardial Cushion Defects Preferred
Persistent Common Atrioventricular Canal Narrower
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