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Pseudarthrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pseudarthrosis
Tree Number(s)
C26.404.468.627
Unique ID
D011542
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011542
Annotation
a type of ununited fract; do not index under FRACTURES, UNUNITED unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
A pathologic entity characterized by deossification of a weight-bearing long bone, followed by bending and pathologic fracture, with inability to form normal BONY CALLUS leading to existence of the "false joint" that gives the condition its name. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Pseudoarthrosis
NLM Classification #
WE 180
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Pseudarthrosis Preferred
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