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Postthrombotic Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Postthrombotic Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.355.830.925.462
C14.907.952.880
Unique ID
D054070
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054070
Scope Note
A condition caused by one or more episodes of DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS, usually the blood clots are lodged in the legs. Clinical features include EDEMA; PAIN; aching; heaviness; and MUSCLE CRAMP in the leg. When severe leg swelling leads to skin breakdown, it is called venous STASIS ULCER.
Entry Term(s)
Venous Stasis Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WG 610
Previous Indexing
Thrombosis (1963-1998)
Venous Thrombosis (1999-2007)
See Also
Varicose Ulcer
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Postthrombotic Syndrome Preferred
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