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Tracheomalacia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tracheomalacia
Tree Number(s)
C05.182.895.500
C08.907.796.500
C16.131.621.953.500
C17.300.182.895.500
Unique ID
D055090
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055090
Scope Note
A congenital or acquired condition of underdeveloped or degeneration of CARTILAGE in the TRACHEA. This results in a floppy tracheal wall making patency difficult to maintain. It is characterized by wheezing and difficult breathing.
Entry Term(s)
Chondromalacia of Trachea
Previous Indexing
Trachea (1963-2008)
Tracheal Diseases (1968-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Tracheomalacia Preferred
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