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Descriptor English: Embolism, Amniotic Fluid
Descriptor Spanish: Embolia de Líquido Amniótico
Descriptor embolia de líquido amniótico
Scope note: Embolia producida por contracciones uterinas enérgicas que ocurren cerca del final de un embarazo normal y que fuerzan al líqudo amniótico al interior de la circulación materna.
Descriptor Portuguese: Embolia Amniótica
Descriptor French: Embolie amniotique
Entry term(s): Amniotic Fluid Embolism
Amniotic Fluid Embolisms
Embolisms, Amniotic Fluid
Tree number(s): C12.050.703.634.404
C14.583.404
C14.907.355.350.354
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004619
Scope note: Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
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: 4693
Unique ID: D004619
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/18
Embolism, Amniotic Fluid - Preferred
Concept UI M0007251
Scope note Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.
Preferred term Embolism, Amniotic Fluid
Entry term(s) Amniotic Fluid Embolism
Amniotic Fluid Embolisms
Embolisms, Amniotic Fluid



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