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Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.200.480
C10.228.140.300.350.500.350
C10.900.250.300.400
C14.240.850.750.147.500
C14.240.850.984.750.500
C14.907.150.125.500
C14.907.253.123.357
C14.907.253.535.500.350
C14.907.933.555.500
C16.131.240.850.750.125.500
C23.300.575.950.250.500
C26.915.200.200.550
Unique ID
D020216
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020216
Scope Note
An acquired or spontaneous abnormality in which there is communication between CAVERNOUS SINUS, a venous structure, and the CAROTID ARTERIES. It is often associated with HEAD TRAUMA, specifically basilar skull fractures (SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR). Clinical signs often include VISION DISORDERS and INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION.
Entry Term(s)
C-C Fistula
Carotid Artery-Cavernous Sinus Fistula
Carotid Cavernous Fistula
Fistula, Carotid Artery-Cavernous Sinus
Traumatic Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula
Previous Indexing
Arteriovenous Fistula (1964-1999)
Carotid Artery Diseases (1964-1999)
Cavernous Sinus (1964-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2021/10/18
Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula Preferred
Traumatic Carotid-Cavernous Sinus Fistula Narrower
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