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Descriptor English: Intermittent Claudication
Descriptor Spanish: Claudicación Intermitente
Descriptor Portuguese: Claudicação Intermitente
Descriptor French: Claudication intermittente
Entry term(s): Claudication, Intermittent
Tree number(s): C14.907.137.126.669
C23.888.531
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007383
Scope note: A symptom complex characterized by pain and weakness in SKELETAL MUSCLE group associated with exercise, such as leg pain and weakness brought on by walking. Such muscle limpness disappears after a brief rest and is often relates to arterial STENOSIS; muscle ISCHEMIA; and accumulation of LACTATE.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
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: 7547
Unique ID: D007383
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Intermittent Claudication - Preferred
Concept UI M0011515
Scope note A symptom complex characterized by pain and weakness in SKELETAL MUSCLE group associated with exercise, such as leg pain and weakness brought on by walking. Such muscle limpness disappears after a brief rest and is often relates to arterial STENOSIS; muscle ISCHEMIA; and accumulation of LACTATE.
Preferred term Intermittent Claudication
Entry term(s) Claudication, Intermittent



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