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Maxillofacial Prosthesis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Maxillofacial Prosthesis
Tree Number(s)
E07.695.510
Unique ID
D008447
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008447
Annotation
maxillo- here may be either jaw but MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS is also available; not for outer ear replacements ( = EAR, EXTERNAL (IM) + PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS (IM) ) or nose replacements ( = NOSE (IM) + PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS (IM) )
Scope Note
A prosthetic appliance for the replacement of areas of the maxilla, mandible, and face, missing as a result of deformity, disease, injury, or surgery. When the prosthesis replaces portions of the mandible only, it is referred to as MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS.
Entry Term(s)
Maxillary Prosthesis
NLM Classification #
WU 600
See Also
Mandibular Prosthesis
Maxillofacial Prosthesis Implantation
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(66)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Maxillofacial Prosthesis Preferred
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