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Palpation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Palpation
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.600.600
Unique ID
D010173
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010173
Annotation
do not confuse with "palpitation" ( = HEART RATE; ARRHYTHMIAS, CARDIAC or specific arrhythmia)
Scope Note
Application of fingers with light pressure to the surface of the body to determine consistence of parts beneath in physical diagnosis; includes palpation for determining the outlines of organs.
NLM Classification #
WB 275
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/10
Palpation Preferred
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