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Post-Concussion Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C10.900.300.350.300.500
C26.915.300.450.500.500
C26.974.382.200.500
Unique ID
D038223
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D038223
Scope Note
The organic and psychogenic disturbances observed after closed head injuries (HEAD INJURIES, CLOSED). Post-concussion syndrome includes subjective physical complaints (i.e. headache, dizziness), cognitive, emotional, and behavioral changes. These disturbances can be chronic, permanent, or late emerging.
Entry Term(s)
Post-Concussion Symptoms
Post-Concussive Symptoms
Post-Concussive Syndrome
Post-Concussive Syndrome, Chronic
Previous Indexing
Brain Concussion (1964-2002)
Brain Injury, Chronic (2000-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003; see BRAIN INJURY, CHRONIC 2001-2002
History Note
2003; use BRAIN INJURY, CHRONIC 2001-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2016/02/25
Post-Concussion Syndrome Preferred
Post-Concussive Syndrome, Chronic Narrower
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