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Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.675
C06.844.550
C14.907.137.534
Unique ID
D008641
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008641
Annotation
coord IM with MESENTERIC ARTERIES (NIM) or MESENTERIC VEINS (NIM); embolism or thrombosis: see notes under MESENTERIC ARTERIES & MESENTERIC VEINS; coord IM with target organ losing its blood supply (COLON /‌blood supply, JEJUNUM /‌blood supply) (IM or NIM) only if particularly discussed; do not confuse with SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY SYNDROME (duodenal compression BY the superior mesenteric artery, not OF)
Scope Note
Obstruction of the flow in the SPLANCHNIC CIRCULATION by ATHEROSCLEROSIS; EMBOLISM; THROMBOSIS; STENOSIS; TRAUMA; and compression or intrinsic pressure from adjacent tumors. Rare causes are drugs, intestinal parasites, and vascular immunoinflammatory diseases such as PERIARTERITIS NODOSA and THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS. (From Juergens et al., Peripheral Vascular Diseases, 5th ed, pp295-6)
NLM Classification #
WI 500
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion Preferred
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