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Nuchal Cord MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nuchal Cord
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.703.413
C16.300.790
Unique ID
D053589
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053589
Scope Note
A complication of pregnancy in which the UMBILICAL CORD wraps around the fetal neck once or multiple times. In some cases, cord entanglement around fetal neck may not affect pregnancy outcome significantly. In others, the nuchal cord may lead to restricted fetal blood flow, oxygen transport, fetal development, fetal movement, and complicated delivery at birth.
Entry Term(s)
Double Nuchal Cord
Fetal Cord Entanglement
Quadruple Nuchal Cord
Single Nuchal Cord
Triple Nuchal Cord
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Nuchal Cord Preferred
Quadruple Nuchal Cord Narrower
Triple Nuchal Cord Narrower
Double Nuchal Cord Narrower
Single Nuchal Cord Narrower
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