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Hypercholesterolemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypercholesterolemia
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.584.500.500.396
Unique ID
D006937
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006937
Scope Note
A condition with abnormally high levels of CHOLESTEROL in the blood. It is defined as a cholesterol value exceeding the 95th percentile for the population.
Entry Term(s)
Elevated Cholesterol
High Cholesterol Levels
Hypercholesteremia
NLM Classification #
QU 260.5.L5
Public MeSH Note
80; was HYPERCHOLESTEREMIA 1963-79; HYPERLIPEMIA, ESSENTIAL FAMILIAL was heading 1963-79 (see note under HYPERLIPIDEMIA for former cross refs to it)
Online Note
use HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA to search HYPERCHOLESTEREMIA 1966-79; search HYPERLIPEMIA, ESSENTIAL FAMILIAL under HYPERLIPIDEMIA/genetics 1966-79
History Note
80; was HYPERCHOLESTEREMIA 1963-79; HYPERLIPEMIA, ESSENTIAL FAMILIAL was heading 1963-79 (see note under HYPERLIPIDEMIA for former cross refs to it)
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Hypercholesterolemia Preferred
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