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Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.423.694
C16.614.694
Unique ID
D010547
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010547
Annotation
also known as PPHN check the tags HUMANS & INFANT, NEWBORN
Scope Note
A syndrome of persistent PULMONARY HYPERTENSION in the newborn infant (INFANT, NEWBORN) without demonstrable HEART DISEASES. This neonatal condition can be caused by severe pulmonary vasoconstriction (reactive type), hypertrophy of pulmonary arterial muscle (hypertrophic type), or abnormally developed pulmonary arterioles (hypoplastic type). The newborn patient exhibits CYANOSIS and ACIDOSIS due to the persistence of fetal circulatory pattern of right-to-left shunting of blood through a patent ductus arteriosus (DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS, PATENT) and at times a patent foramen ovale (FORAMEN OVALE, PATENT).
Entry Version
PFC SYNDROME
Entry Term(s)
ACD-MPV
ACDMPV
Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia With Misalignment Of Pulmonary Veins
Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia With Misalignment Of Pulmonary Veins And Other Congenital Anomalies
Circulation, Persistent Fetal
Familial Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn
Fetal Circulation, Persistent
Hypertension, Pulmonary, of Newborn, Persistent
Misalignment of the Pulmonary Vessels
Persistent Fetal Circulation
Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of Newborn
Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial Persistent, of the Newborn
Previous Indexing
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent (1966-1979)
Hypertension, Pulmonary (1966-1979)
Pulmonary Circulation (1966-1979)
See Also
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent
Public MeSH Note
1980
History Note
1980
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/02/28
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome Preferred
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