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Syphilis, Cardiovascular MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Syphilis, Cardiovascular
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.794.840.500.875
C01.150.252.400.840.500.875
C01.190.500
C14.260.500
Unique ID
D013589
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013589
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific cardiovascular term (IM) or specific cardiovascular disease (IM); note entry term AORTITIS, SYPHILITIC
Scope Note
Cardiovascular manifestations of SYPHILIS, an infection of TREPONEMA PALLIDUM. In the late stage of syphilis, sometimes 20-30 years after the initial infection, damages are often seen in the blood vessels including the AORTA and the AORTIC VALVE. Clinical signs include syphilitic aortitis, aortic insufficiency, or aortic ANEURYSM.
Entry Term(s)
Aortitis, Syphilitic
Cardiovascular Syphilis
Syphilitic Aortitis
NLM Classification #
WC 168
Online Note
use SYPHILIS, CARDIOVASCULAR to search AORTITIS, SYPHILITIC 1966-83 (as Prov 1966-74)
History Note
AORTITIS, SYPHILITIC was see under SYPHILIS, CARDIOVASCULAR 1963-83 (Prov 1963-74)
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Syphilis, Cardiovascular Preferred
Aortitis, Syphilitic Narrower
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