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Mediastinal Emphysema MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mediastinal Emphysema
Tree Number(s)
C08.846.187.290
C23.550.325.250
Unique ID
D008478
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008478
Annotation
note category: do not confuse with PNEUMOMEDIASTINUM, DIAGNOSTIC
Scope Note
Presence of air in the mediastinal tissues due to leakage of air from the tracheobronchial tree, usually as a result of trauma.
Entry Term(s)
Emphysema, Mediastinal
Interstitial Emphysema
Interstitial Emphysema of Lung
Pneumomediastinum
NLM Classification #
WF 900
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/10/18
Mediastinal Emphysema Preferred
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