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Vertebral Artery Dissection MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vertebral Artery Dissection
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.350.875
C10.900.250.650
C14.907.055.448.750
C14.907.253.535.800
C26.915.200.600
Unique ID
D020217
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020217
Scope Note
Splitting of the vessel wall in the VERTEBRAL ARTERY. Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the vertebral artery, aneurysm formation, or THROMBOEMBOLISM. Vertebral artery dissection is often associated with TRAUMA and injuries to the head-neck region but can occur spontaneously.
Entry Term(s)
Dissecting Vertebral Artery Aneurysm
Spontaneous Vertebral Artery Dissection
Traumatic Vertebral Artery Dissection
Vertebral Artery Dissection, Spontaneous
Vertebral Artery Dissection, Traumatic
NLM Classification #
WL 355
Previous Indexing
Cerebrovascular Disorders (1975-1999)
Vertebral Artery (1975-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Vertebral Artery Dissection Preferred
Traumatic Vertebral Artery Dissection Narrower
Spontaneous Vertebral Artery Dissection Narrower
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