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Respiratory Paralysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Respiratory Paralysis
Tree Number(s)
C08.618.846.812
C10.597.622.812
C23.888.592.636.812
Unique ID
D012133
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012133
Scope Note
Complete or severe weakness of the muscles of respiration. This condition may be associated with MOTOR NEURON DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVE DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION DISEASES; SPINAL CORD DISEASES; injury to the PHRENIC NERVE; and other disorders.
Entry Term(s)
Diaphragmatic Paralysis
Paralysis, Respiratory Muscle
NLM Classification #
WF 140
Previous Indexing
Paralysis (1966-1967)
Respiratory Insufficiency (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(68)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/22
Respiratory Paralysis Preferred
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