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Venous Insufficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Venous Insufficiency
Tree Number(s)
C14.907.952
Unique ID
D014689
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014689
Annotation
general or unspecified but usually of the legs; coordinate IM with specific vein (IM) or organ /‌blood supply (IM) if pertinent
Scope Note
Impaired venous blood flow or venous return (venous stasis), usually caused by inadequate venous valves. Venous insufficiency often occurs in the legs, and is associated with EDEMA and sometimes with VENOUS STASIS ULCERS at the ankle.
NLM Classification #
WG 600
Previous Indexing
Vascular Diseases (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Venous Insufficiency Preferred
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