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Arteriosclerosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Arteriosclerosis
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.137.126
Unique ID
D001161
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001161
Annotation
general; prefer specifics; do not confuse with ARTERIOLOSCLEROSIS
Scope Note
Thickening and loss of elasticity of the walls of ARTERIES of all sizes. There are many forms classified by the types of lesions and arteries involved, such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS with fatty lesions in the ARTERIAL INTIMA of medium and large muscular arteries.
NLM Classification #
WG 550
See Also
Atherectomy
Diet, Atherogenic
Embolism, Cholesterol
Public MeSH Note
1964
History Note
1964
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Arteriosclerosis Preferred
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