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Nuchal Translucency Measurement MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Nuchal Translucency Measurement
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.350.850.865.500
E01.370.378.630.865.500
Unique ID
D048208
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048208
Scope Note
A prenatal ultrasonography measurement of the soft tissue behind the fetal neck. Either the translucent area below the skin in the back of the fetal neck (nuchal translucency) or the distance between occipital bone to the outer skin line (nuchal fold) is measured.
Entry Term(s)
Nuchal Fold
Nuchal Fold Measurement
Nuchal Fold Screening
Nuchal Translucency
Nuchal Translucency Screening
Previous Indexing
Neck/ultrasonography (1992-2004)
Ultrasonography, Prenatal (1992-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Nuchal Translucency Measurement Preferred
Nuchal Translucency Related
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