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Mesenteric Ischemia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Mesenteric Ischemia
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.656
C06.844.460
C14.907.549
Unique ID
D065666
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065666
Scope Note
Ischemic tissue injury produced by insufficient perfusion of intestinal tissue by the MESENTERIC CIRCULATION (i.e., CELIAC ARTERY; SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY; INFERERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY; and MESENTERIC VEINS). It can progress from ISCHEMIA; EDEMA; and GANGRENE of the bowel wall to PERITONITIS and cardiovascular collapse.
Entry Term(s)
Acute Mesenteric Arterial Embolus
Acute Mesenteric Arterial Thrombosis
Mesenteric Vascular Insufficiency
Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis
Nonocclusive Mesenteric Ischemia
Occlusive Mesenteric Arterial Ischemia
Previous Indexing
Ischemia (1963-2014)
Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion (1964-2014)
See Also
Colitis, Ischemic
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Mesenteric Ischemia Preferred
Acute Mesenteric Arterial Thrombosis Narrower
Nonocclusive Mesenteric Ischemia Narrower
Occlusive Mesenteric Arterial Ischemia Narrower
Acute Mesenteric Arterial Embolus Narrower
Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis Narrower
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