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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.375.460.465
C04.557.450.692.500
C15.604.515.562.465
C20.683.515.710.465
Unique ID
D018192
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018192
Annotation
differentiate from LYMPHANGIOMYOMA; coordinate IM with precoordinated organ/neoplasm terms (IM) if relevant
Scope Note
A disease characterized by the progressive invasion of SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS into the LYMPHATIC VESSELS, and the BLOOD VESSELS. The majority of the cases occur in the LUNGS of women of child-bearing age, eventually blocking the flow of air, blood, and lymph. The common symptom is shortness of breath (DYSPNEA).
Entry Term(s)
Lymphangiomyomatosis
Previous Indexing
Lymphangioma (1968-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see LYMPHANGIOMYOMATOSIS 1994-2005
History Note
2006 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/24
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Preferred
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