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Commotio Cordis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Commotio Cordis
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.067.441
C26.891.375.750.500
C26.974.250.875.500
Unique ID
D056104
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056104
Scope Note
A sudden CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIA (e.g., VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION) caused by a blunt, non-penetrating impact to the precordial region of chest wall. Commotio cordis often results in sudden death without prompt cardiopulmonary defibrillation.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Concussion
See Also
Death, Sudden, Cardiac
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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