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Premenstrual Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Premenstrual Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.568.968
Unique ID
D011293
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011293
Scope Note
A combination of distressing physical, psychologic, or behavioral changes that occur during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Symptoms of PMS are diverse (such as pain, water-retention, anxiety, cravings, and depression) and they diminish markedly 2 or 3 days after the initiation of menses.
Entry Term(s)
Premenstrual Tension
NLM Classification #
WP 560
Public MeSH Note
86; was PREMENSTRUAL TENSION 1963-85
Online Note
use PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME to search PREMENSTRUAL TENSION 1966-85
History Note
86; was PREMENSTRUAL TENSION 1963-85
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
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