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Angiodysplasia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Angiodysplasia
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.075
Unique ID
D016888
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016888
Scope Note
Acquired degenerative dilation or expansion (ectasia) of normal BLOOD VESSELS, often associated with aging. They are isolated, tortuous, thin-walled vessels and sources of bleeding. They occur most often in mucosal capillaries of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT leading to GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE and ANEMIA.
Previous Indexing
Angiomatosis (1966-1976)
Arteriovenous Malformations (1976-1991)
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage (1976-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Entry Combination
congenital:Arteriovenous Malformations
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Angiodysplasia Preferred
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