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Scimitar Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Scimitar Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.844
C08.695.815
C14.240.850.968
C14.907.780
C16.131.240.850.937
C16.131.740.815
Unique ID
D012587
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012587
Scope Note
An anomalous pulmonary venous return in which the right PULMONARY VEIN is not connected to the LEFT ATRIUM but to the INFERIOR VENA CAVA. Scimitar syndrome is named for the crescent- or Turkish sword-like shadow in the chest radiography and is often associated with hypoplasia of the right lung and right pulmonary artery, and dextroposition of the heart.
Entry Term(s)
Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Scimitar Anomaly
TAPVR
TAPVR1
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return 1
Previous Indexing
Lung/abnormalities (1966-1984)
Pulmonary Artery/abnormalities (1966-1984)
Pulmonary Veins/abnormalities (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note
85
History Note
85
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/05/29
Revision Date
2019/05/17
Scimitar Syndrome Preferred
Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return Related
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return 1 Narrower
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return Narrower
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