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Hepatopulmonary Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C06.552.455
C08.381.385
Unique ID
D020065
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020065
Scope Note
A syndrome characterized by the clinical triad of advanced chronic liver disease, pulmonary vascular dilatations, and reduced arterial oxygenation (HYPOXEMIA) in the absence of intrinsic cardiopulmonary disease. This syndrome is common in the patients with LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL).
Entry Term(s)
Hepato-Pulmonary Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Liver Diseases (1982-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome Preferred
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