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Plaque, Atherosclerotic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plaque, Atherosclerotic
Tree Number(s)
C23.300.823
Unique ID
D058226
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058226
Scope Note
Lesions formed within the walls of ARTERIES associated with deposits of fat and other substances that accumulate in the lining of the artery wall.
Entry Term(s)
Atheroma
Atheromatous Plaque
Atheromatous Plaques
Atherosclerotic Plaque
Atherosclerotic Plaques
Fatty Streak, Arterial
Fibroatheroma
Fibroatheromatous Plaques
Previous Indexing
Atherosclerosis/pathology (1963-2010)
See Also
Atherosclerosis
Carotid Artery Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Public MeSH Note
2011; for FATTY STREAK, ARTERIAL see ATHEROSCLEROSIS 1963-2010; for ATHEROMA see ATHEROSCLEROSIS 1984-2010
History Note
2011; for FATTY STREAK, ARTERIAL use ATHEROSCLEROSIS 1963-2010; for ATHEROMA use ATHEROSCLEROSIS 1984-2010
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2022/07/08
Plaque, Atherosclerotic Preferred
Fatty Streak, Arterial Narrower
Fibroatheroma Narrower
Atheroma Narrower
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