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Descriptor in English: Aneurysm
Descriptor in Spanish: Aneurisma
Descriptor in Portuguese: Aneurisma
Descriptor in French: Anévrysme
Entry term(s): Aneurysm, Fusiform
Aneurysms
Aneurysms, Fusiform
Fusiform Aneurysm
Fusiform Aneurysms
Saccular Aneurysm
Tree number(s): C14.907.055
Scope note: Pathological outpouching or sac-like dilatation in the wall of any blood vessel (ARTERIES or VEINS) or the heart (HEART ANEURYSM). It indicates a thin and weakened area in the wall which may later rupture. Aneurysms are classified by location, etiology, or other characteristics.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; coordinate IM with specific vessel (IM) or precoordinated vascular disease if available (IM); rupture = ANEURYSM, RUPTURED (see note there)
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 UI: 794
Descriptor UI: D000783
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Aneurysm - Preferred
Concept UI M0001174
Scope note Pathological outpouching or sac-like dilatation in the wall of any blood vessel (ARTERIES or VEINS) or the heart (HEART ANEURYSM). It indicates a thin and weakened area in the wall which may later rupture. Aneurysms are classified by location, etiology, or other characteristics.
Preferred term Aneurysm
Entry term(s) Aneurysms
Fusiform Aneurysm - Narrower
Concept UI M0502505
Scope note Elongated, spindle-shaped dilation in the wall of blood vessels, usually large ARTERIES with ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
Preferred term Fusiform Aneurysm
Entry term(s) Aneurysm, Fusiform
Aneurysms, Fusiform
Fusiform Aneurysms
Saccular Aneurysm - Narrower
Concept UI M0527153
Scope note Localized distended sac affecting only part of the wall of blood vessels.
Preferred term Saccular Aneurysm



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