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Fasciotomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fasciotomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.321
Unique ID
D000071938
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071938
Scope Note
Surgical incision on the FASCIA. It is used to decompress compartment pressure (e.g. in COMPARTMENT SYNDROMES; circumferential burns and extremity injuries) or to release contractures (e.g. in DUPUYTREN'S CONTRACTURE).
Entry Term(s)
Fasciectomy
Previous Indexing
Fascia/surgery (1965-2016)
See Also
Fascia
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Fasciotomy Preferred
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