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Petrosal Sinus Sampling MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Petrosal Sinus Sampling
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.124.100.600
E01.370.225.998.110.600
E04.665.150.600
E05.200.124.100.600
E05.200.998.110.600
Unique ID
D017591
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017591
Scope Note
Sampling of blood levels of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by withdrawal of blood from the inferior petrosal sinus. The inferior petrosal sinus arises from the cavernous sinus and runs to the internal jugular vein. Sampling of blood at this level is a valuable tool in the differential diagnosis of Cushing disease, Cushing syndrome, and other adrenocortical diseases.
Entry Term(s)
BSIPSS
Bilateral Synchronous Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling
Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling
Previous Indexing
Blood Specimen Collection (1985-1993)
Corticotropin/blood (1985-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/03
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Petrosal Sinus Sampling Preferred
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