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May-Thurner Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
May-Thurner Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C14.240.850.906
C14.907.617.648
C16.131.240.850.890
Unique ID
D062108
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D062108
Scope Note
A compression of ILIAC VEIN that results in a decreased flow in the vein and in the left LOWER EXTREMITY due to a vascular malformation. It may result in left leg EDEMA, pain, iliofemoral DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS and POSTTHROMBOTIC SYNDROME. Compression of the left common ILIAC VEIN by the right common ILIAC ARTERY against the underlying fifth LUMBAR VERTEBRA is the typical underlying malformation.
Entry Term(s)
Cockett Syndrome
Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome
Iliocaval Compression Syndrome
Previous Indexing
Constriction, Pathologic (1983-2012)
Peripheral Vascular Diseases (1995-2012)
See Also
Constriction, Pathologic
Public MeSH Note
2013
History Note
2013
Date Established
2013/01/01
Date of Entry
2012/07/03
May-Thurner Syndrome Preferred
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