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Descriptor English: Scimitar Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome de Cimitarra
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome de Cimitarra
Descriptor French: Syndrome du cimeterre
Entry term(s): Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Anomaly, Scimitar
Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
Scimitar Anomaly
TAPVR
TAPVR1
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return 1
Tree number(s): C08.381.844
C08.695.815
C14.240.850.968
C14.907.780
C16.131.240.850.937
C16.131.740.815
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012587
Scope note: An anomalous pulmonary venous return in which the right PULMONARY VEIN is not connected to the LEFT ATRIUM but to the INFERIOR VENA CAVA. Scimitar syndrome is named for the crescent- or Turkish sword-like shadow in the chest radiography and is often associated with hypoplasia of the right lung and right pulmonary artery, and dextroposition of the heart.
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
Previous Indexing: Lung/abnormalities (1966-1984)
Pulmonary Artery/abnormalities (1966-1984)
Pulmonary Veins/abnormalities (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 85
History Note: 85
DeCS ID: 12968
Unique ID: D012587
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Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/05/29
Revision Date: 2019/05/17
Scimitar Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0019527
Scope note An anomalous pulmonary venous return in which the right PULMONARY VEIN is not connected to the LEFT ATRIUM but to the INFERIOR VENA CAVA. Scimitar syndrome is named for the crescent- or Turkish sword-like shadow in the chest radiography and is often associated with hypoplasia of the right lung and right pulmonary artery, and dextroposition of the heart.
Preferred term Scimitar Syndrome
Entry term(s) Anomaly, Scimitar
Scimitar Anomaly
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return 1 - Narrower
Concept UI M000649006
Preferred term Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return 1
Entry term(s) TAPVR1
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return - Narrower
Concept UI M000649007
Preferred term Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Entry term(s) TAPVR
Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000649008
Preferred term Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
Entry term(s) Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly



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