NLM Logo

Subclavian Steal Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Subclavian Steal Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.150.956.700
C14.907.253.092.956.700
Unique ID
D013349
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013349
Annotation
do not confuse with CORONARY-SUBCLAVIAN STEAL SYNDROME
Scope Note
A clinically significant reduction in blood supply to the BRAIN STEM and CEREBELLUM (i.e., VERTEBROBASILAR INSUFFICIENCY) resulting from reversal of blood flow through the VERTEBRAL ARTERY from occlusion or stenosis of the proximal subclavian or brachiocephalic artery. Common symptoms include VERTIGO; SYNCOPE; and INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION of the involved upper extremity. Subclavian steal may also occur in asymptomatic individuals. (From J Cardiovasc Surg 1994;35(1):11-4; Acta Neurol Scand 1994;90(3):174-8)
Entry Term(s)
Basilar Steal Syndrome
Brachial-Basilar Insufficiency Syndrome
Subclavian Artery Stenosis
Subclavian Steal
Subclavian Steal Phenomenon
Subclavian-Carotid Artery Steal Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WL 356
See Also
Coronary-Subclavian Steal Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
1965
History Note
1965(1964)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Subclavian Steal Syndrome Preferred
Subclavian-Carotid Artery Steal Syndrome Broader
Subclavian Steal Broader
page delivered in 0.147s