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Pulmonary Atelectasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Atelectasis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.730
Unique ID
D001261
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001261
Scope Note
Absence of air in the entire or part of a lung, such as an incompletely inflated neonate lung or a collapsed adult lung. Pulmonary atelectasis can be caused by airway obstruction, lung compression, fibrotic contraction, or other factors.
Entry Term(s)
Atelectasis
Atelectasis, Congestive
Compression Atelectasis
Compression Pulmonary Atelectasis
Congestive Atelectasis
Congestive Pulmonary Atelectasis
Contraction Pulmonary Atelectasis
Lung Collapse
Postoperative Pulmonary Atelectasis
Resorption Atelectasis
Resorption Pulmonary Atelectasis
NLM Classification #
WF 645
Public MeSH Note
2009; see ATELECTASIS 1963-2008; for ATELECTASIS, CONGESTIVE see RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, ADULT 1976-2008
History Note
2009 (1963); for ATELECTASIS, CONGESTIVE use RESPIRATORY DISTRESS SYNDROME, ADULT 1976-2008
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Pulmonary Atelectasis Preferred
Congestive Pulmonary Atelectasis Narrower
Resorption Pulmonary Atelectasis Narrower
Contraction Pulmonary Atelectasis Narrower
Postoperative Pulmonary Atelectasis Narrower
Compression Pulmonary Atelectasis Narrower
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