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Cervical Rib MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cervical Rib
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.570.500.150
Unique ID
D057070
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057070
Scope Note
A supernumerary rib developing from an abnormal enlargement of the costal element of the C7 vertebra. This anomaly is found in 1-2% of the population and can put pressure on adjacent structures causing CERVICAL RIB SYNDROME; THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME; or other conditions.
See Also
Cervical Rib Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Cervical Rib Preferred
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