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Aneurysm MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aneurysm
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.055
Unique ID
D000783
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000783
Annotation
general; prefer specifics; coordinate IM with specific vessel (IM) or precoordinated vascular disease if available (IM); rupture = ANEURYSM, RUPTURED (see note there)
Scope Note
Pathological outpouching or sac-like dilatation in the wall of any blood vessel (ARTERIES or VEINS) or the heart (HEART ANEURYSM). It indicates a thin and weakened area in the wall which may later rupture. Aneurysms are classified by location, etiology, or other characteristics.
Entry Term(s)
Fusiform Aneurysm
Saccular Aneurysm
NLM Classification #
WG 580
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Aneurysm Preferred
Fusiform Aneurysm Narrower
Saccular Aneurysm Narrower
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