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Bone Lengthening MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bone Lengthening
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.120
Unique ID
D001852
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001852
Annotation
not restricted to long bones; coordinate IM with specific bone /‌surg (IM) or specific disease /‌surg (IM)
Scope Note
Increase in the longest dimension of a bone to correct anatomical deficiencies, congenital, traumatic, or as a result of disease. The lengthening is not restricted to long bones. The usual surgical methods are internal fixation and distraction.
Previous Indexing
Leg Length Inequality (1966-1971)
Osteotomy (1966-1971)
specific bone/surgery (1966-1971)
See Also
Tissue Expansion
Public MeSH Note
72; LEG LENGTHENING was heading 1967-71
Online Note
search LEG LENGTHENING under LEG LENGTH INEQUALITY 1966-71 (as Prov 1966)
History Note
72; LEG LENGTHENING was heading 1964-71 (Prov 1964-66)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Bone Lengthening Preferred
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