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Endomyocardial Fibrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Endomyocardial Fibrosis
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.238.406
Unique ID
D004719
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004719
Scope Note
A condition characterized by the thickening of the ventricular ENDOCARDIUM and subendocardium (MYOCARDIUM), seen mostly in children and young adults in the TROPICAL CLIMATE. The fibrous tissue extends from the apex toward and often involves the HEART VALVES causing restrictive blood flow into the respective ventricles (CARDIOMYOPATHY, RESTRICTIVE).
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(63)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Endomyocardial Fibrosis Preferred
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