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Arteriosclerosis Obliterans MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.137.126.114
Unique ID
D001162
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001162
Scope Note
Common occlusive arterial disease which is caused by ATHEROSCLEROSIS. It is characterized by lesions in the innermost layer (ARTERIAL INTIMA) of arteries including the AORTA and its branches to the extremities. Risk factors include smoking, HYPERLIPIDEMIA, and HYPERTENSION.
NLM Classification #
WG 550
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Arteriosclerosis Obliterans Preferred
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