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Acute Chest Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Acute Chest Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.074
C08.618.009
C15.378.071.141.150.150.219
C15.378.420.155.219
C16.320.070.150.219
C16.320.365.155.219
Unique ID
D056586
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056586
Scope Note
Respiratory syndrome characterized by the appearance of a new pulmonary infiltrate on chest x-ray, accompanied by symptoms of fever, cough, chest pain, tachypnea, or DYSPNEA, often seen in patients with SICKLE CELL ANEMIA. Multiple factors (e.g., infection, and pulmonary FAT EMBOLISM) may contribute to the development of the syndrome.
Previous Indexing
Anemia, Sickle Cell (1979-2009)
Respiration Disorders (1991-2009)
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult (1989-2009)
See Also
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2020/07/13
Acute Chest Syndrome Preferred
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