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Breast Cancer Lymphedema MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Breast Cancer Lymphedema
Tree Number(s)
C15.604.496.160
C23.550.767.082
Unique ID
D000072656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072656
Scope Note
Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical treatment (e.g., MASTECTOMY) or radiation treatment of breast cancer.
Entry Term(s)
Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema
Breast Cancer Treatment-Related Lymphedema
Breast Cancer-Related Arm Lymphedema
Post-mastectomy Lymphedema
Postmastectomy Lymphedema
Previous Indexing
Breast Neoplasms (1963-2016)
Lymphangiosarcoma (1963-2016)
Lymphedema (1963-2016)
Postoperative Complications (1963-2016)
See Also
Breast Neoplasms
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Breast Cancer Lymphedema Preferred
Postmastectomy Lymphedema Narrower
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