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Sinus Pericranii MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sinus Pericranii
Tree Number(s)
C10.500.190.800
C14.240.850.875.750
C16.131.666.190.800
Unique ID
D020779
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020779
Scope Note
Rare vascular anomaly involving a communication between the intracranial and extracranial venous circulation via diploe, the central spongy layer of cranial bone. It is often characterized by dilated venous structures on the scalp due to abnormal drainage from the intracranial venous sinuses. Sinus pericranii can be congenital or traumatic in origin.
Previous Indexing
Cranial Sinuses (1971-1999)
Hemangioma (1971-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Sinus Pericranii Preferred
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