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Descriptor English: Ductus Arteriosus, Patent
Descriptor Spanish: Conducto Arterioso Permeable
Descriptor Portuguese: Permeabilidade do Canal Arterial
Descriptor French: Persistance du canal artériel
Entry term(s): Patency of the Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Ductus Arteriosus Familial
Tree number(s): C14.240.400.340
C14.280.400.340
C16.131.240.400.340
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004374
Scope note: A congenital heart defect characterized by the persistent opening of fetal DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS that connects the PULMONARY ARTERY to the descending aorta (AORTA, DESCENDING) allowing unoxygenated blood to bypass the lung and flow to the PLACENTA. Normally, the ductus is closed shortly after birth.
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
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65(64)
Related: Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 4435
Unique ID: D004374
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Ductus Arteriosus, Patent - Preferred
Concept UI M0006877
Scope note A congenital heart defect characterized by the persistent opening of fetal DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS that connects the PULMONARY ARTERY to the descending aorta (AORTA, DESCENDING) allowing unoxygenated blood to bypass the lung and flow to the PLACENTA. Normally, the ductus is closed shortly after birth.
Preferred term Ductus Arteriosus, Patent
Entry term(s) Patency of the Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Ductus Arteriosus Familial - Narrower
Concept UI M0545673
Preferred term Patent Ductus Arteriosus Familial



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