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Intervertebral Disc Chemolysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Intervertebral Disc Chemolysis
Tree Number(s)
E02.718.500
Unique ID
D007404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007404
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific substance /‌ther use (usually CHYMOPAPAIN) if particularly discussed
Scope Note
The dissolving of the NUCLEUS PULPOSUS, the semi-gelatinous tissue of a displaced INTERVERTEBRAL DISC. It is usually achieved by the direct injection of a proteolytic enzyme, especially CHYMOPAPAIN, into the herniated disc.
Entry Term(s)
Chemolysis, Intervertebral Disc
Chemolysis, Intervertebral Disk
Chemonucleolysis
Discolysis
Intervertebral Disk Chemolysis
Nucleolysis, Intervertebral Disc
Nucleolysis, Intervertebral Disk
NLM Classification #
WE 740
Previous Indexing
Chymopapain (1975-1986)
Intervertebral Disk Displacement (1966-1986)
See Also
Chymopapain
Public MeSH Note
2012; see INTERVERTEBRAL DISK CHEMOLYSIS 1987-2011
History Note
2012 (1987)
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/06/20
Revision Date
2016/01/20
Intervertebral Disc Chemolysis Preferred
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