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Pulmonary Atresia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Atresia
Tree Number(s)
C14.240.850.937
C14.280.484.640
C16.131.240.850.906
Unique ID
D018633
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018633
Scope Note
A congenital heart defect characterized by the narrowing or complete absence of the opening between the RIGHT VENTRICLE and the PULMONARY ARTERY. Lacking a normal PULMONARY VALVE, unoxygenated blood in the right ventricle can not be effectively pumped into the lung for oxygenation. Clinical features include rapid breathing, CYANOSIS, right ventricle atrophy, and abnormal heart sounds (HEART MURMURS).
Entry Version
PULM ATRESIA
Entry Term(s)
Atresia, Pulmonary
Atresia, Pulmonary Valve
Atresias, Pulmonary
Atresias, Pulmonary Valve
Pulmonary Atresias
Pulmonary Valve Atresia
Pulmonary Valve Atresias
Previous Indexing
Pulmonary Artery/abnormalities (1966-1994)
Pulmonary Valve/abnormalities (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/23
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Pulmonary Atresia Preferred
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