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Descriptor English: Aortic Coarctation
Descriptor Spanish: Coartación Aórtica
Descriptor Portuguese: Coartação Aórtica
Descriptor French: Coarctation aortique
Entry term(s): Aorta Coarctation
Aorta Coarctations
Aorta Dominant Coarctation
Aorta Dominant Coarctations
Aortic Coarctations
Coarctation of Aorta
Coarctation of Aorta Dominant
Coarctation of the Aorta
Coarctation, Aortic
Coarctations, Aortic
Tree number(s): C14.240.400.090
C14.280.400.090
C16.131.240.400.090
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001017
Scope note: A birth defect characterized by the narrowing of the AORTA that can be of varying degree and at any point from the transverse arch to the iliac bifurcation. Aortic coarctation causes arterial HYPERTENSION before the point of narrowing and arterial HYPOTENSION beyond the narrowed portion.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1022
Unique ID: D001017
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Aortic Coarctation - Preferred
Concept UI M0001549
Scope note A birth defect characterized by the narrowing of the AORTA that can be of varying degree and at any point from the transverse arch to the iliac bifurcation. Aortic coarctation causes arterial HYPERTENSION before the point of narrowing and arterial HYPOTENSION beyond the narrowed portion.
Preferred term Aortic Coarctation
Entry term(s) Aorta Coarctation
Aorta Coarctations
Aortic Coarctations
Coarctation of Aorta
Coarctation of the Aorta
Coarctation, Aortic
Coarctations, Aortic
Coarctation of Aorta Dominant - Narrower
Concept UI M0525114
Preferred term Coarctation of Aorta Dominant
Entry term(s) Aorta Dominant Coarctation
Aorta Dominant Coarctations



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