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Metabolic Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Metabolic Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.394.968.500.570
C18.452.625
Unique ID
D024821
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D024821
Scope Note
A cluster of symptoms that are risk factors for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. The major components of metabolic syndrome include ABDOMINAL OBESITY; atherogenic DYSLIPIDEMIA; HYPERTENSION; HYPERGLYCEMIA; INSULIN RESISTANCE; a proinflammatory state; and a prothrombotic (THROMBOSIS) state.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiometabolic Syndrome
Dysmetabolic Syndrome X
Insulin Resistance Syndrome X
Metabolic Cardiovascular Syndrome
Metabolic Syndrome X
Metabolic X Syndrome
Reaven Syndrome X
Syndrome X, Insulin Resistance
Syndrome X, Metabolic
NLM Classification #
WK 880
Previous Indexing
Insulin Resistance (1992-2001)
Syndrome X (1996-2001)
See Also
Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Microvascular Angina
Public MeSH Note
2018; see METABOLIC SYNDROME X 2002-2017; for REAVEN SYNDROME X see INSULIN RESISTANCE 1998-2001
History Note
2018 (2002); for REAVEN SYNDROME X use INSULIN RESISTANCE 1998-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Metabolic Syndrome Preferred
Cardiometabolic Syndrome Related
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