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Fibromuscular Dysplasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fibromuscular Dysplasia
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.137.372
Unique ID
D005352
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005352
Annotation
a disease of the musculature of arterial walls; do not confuse with the various MUSCULAR DISEASES in Category C5; coordinate IM with specific artery or pre-coordinated arterial disease (IM)
Scope Note
An idiopathic, segmental, nonatheromatous disease of the musculature of arterial walls, leading to STENOSIS of small and medium-sized arteries. There is true proliferation of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS and fibrous tissue. Fibromuscular dysplasia lesions are smooth stenosis and occur most often in the renal and carotid arteries. They may also occur in other peripheral arteries of the extremity.
Entry Term(s)
Fibromuscular Dysplasia of Arteries
NLM Classification #
WG 510
Previous Indexing
Arterial Occlusive Diseases (1973-1977)
Carotid Artery Diseases (1966-1977)
Renal Artery Obstruction (1966-1977)
Vascular Diseases (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ARTERIAL OCCLUSIVE DISEASES 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under ARTERIAL OCCLUSIVE DISEASES 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Fibromuscular Dysplasia Preferred
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