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Femur Head Necrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Femur Head Necrosis
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.852.175
C23.550.717.732.368
Unique ID
D005271
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005271
Scope Note
Aseptic or avascular necrosis of the femoral head. The major types are idiopathic (primary), as a complication of fractures or dislocations, and LEGG-CALVE-PERTHES DISEASE.
Entry Term(s)
Aseptic Necrosis of Femur Head
Avascular Necrosis Of Femoral Head, Primary
Avascular Necrosis of Femur Head
Femoral Head, Avascular Necrosis Of
Ischemic Necrosis Of Femoral Head
Necrosis, Aseptic, of Femur Head
Necrosis, Avascular, of Femur Head
NLM Classification #
WE 865
Previous Indexing
Bone Diseases (1966-1972)
Femur Head (1966-1972)
Necrosis (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
73; LEGG-PERTHES DISEASE was see under OSTEOCHONDRITIS 1963-78
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Femur Head Necrosis Preferred
Aseptic Necrosis of Femur Head Narrower
Necrosis, Avascular, of Femur Head Narrower
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