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Descriptor English:   Hyperemia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hiperemia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hiperemia 
Synonyms English:   Active Hyperemia
Arterial Hyperemia
Congestion, Venous
Engorgement, Venous
Hyperemia, Active
Hyperemia, Arterial
Hyperemia, Passive
Hyperemia, Reactive
Hyperemias, Reactive
Passive Hyperemia
Reactive Hyperemia
Reactive Hyperemias
Venous Congestion
Venous Engorgement  
Tree Number:   C14.907.474
Definition English:   The presence of an increased amount of blood in a body part or an organ leading to congestion or engorgement of blood vessels. Hyperemia can be due to increase of blood flow into the area (active or arterial), or due to obstruction of outflow of blood from the area (passive or venous). 
History Note English:   1966; for VENOUS ENGORGEMENT use VEINS 1978-2006 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   7120 
Unique Identifier:   D006940 

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