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Cyanosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Cyanosis
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.248
Unique ID
D003490
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003490
Annotation
do not use for cyanotic heart disease unless particularly discussed (=probably HEART DEFECTS, CONGENITAL)
Scope Note
A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to an increase in the amount of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule.
NLM Classification #
WG 142
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/08
Cyanosis Preferred
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