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Aortic Dissection MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aortic Dissection
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.055.448.250
C14.907.109.070.500
Unique ID
D000784
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000784
Annotation
dissection of the ABDOMINAL AORTA: coordinate with AORTIC ANEURYSM, ABDOMINAL; dissection of the THORACIC AORTA: coordinate with AORTIC ANEURYSM, THORACIC
Scope Note
A tear in the inner layer of the AORTA leading to interstitial HEMORRHAGE, and splitting (dissecting) of the aortic TUNICA MEDIA layer. It typically begins with a tear in the TUNICA INTIMA layer.
Entry Term(s)
Aneurysm, Dissecting
Aortic Dissecting Aneurysm
Dissecting Aneurysm
Dissecting Aneurysm Aorta
NLM Classification #
WG 580
Previous Indexing
Aneurysm (1966-1976)
Aortic Aneurysm (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
2023; see ANEURYSM, DISSECTING 1977-2022
History Note
2023; use ANEURYSM, DISSECTING 1977-2022
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Aortic Dissection Preferred
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