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Vein of Galen Malformations MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vein of Galen Malformations
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.300.520.500
C10.500.190.500.500
C14.240.850.750.295.500
C14.240.850.875.500.500
C14.907.150.295.500
C14.907.253.560.400.500
C16.131.240.850.750.295.500
C16.131.240.850.875.500.500
C16.131.666.190.500.500
Unique ID
D054080
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054080
Scope Note
Congenital arteriovenous malformation involving the VEIN OF GALEN, a large deep vein at the base of the brain. The rush of arterial blood directly into the vein of Galen, without passing through the CAPILLARIES, can overwhelm the heart and lead to CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE.
Entry Term(s)
Vein Of Galen Malformation
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Vein of Galen Malformations Preferred
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