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Skull Fractures MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Skull Fractures
Tree Number(s)
C10.900.300.918
C26.404.750
C26.915.300.745
Unique ID
D012887
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012887
Annotation
fractures of specific bones of the skull: coordinate with specific bone/inj
Scope Note
Fractures of the skull which may result from penetrating or nonpenetrating head injuries or rarely BONE DISEASES (see also FRACTURES, SPONTANEOUS). Skull fractures may be classified by location (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR), radiographic appearance (e.g., linear), or based upon cranial integrity (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, DEPRESSED).
Entry Term(s)
Linear Skull Fracture
Non-Depressed Skull Fracture
Skull Fracture, Linear
Skull Fracture, Non-Depressed
NLM Classification #
WE 706
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Skull Fractures Preferred
Skull Fracture, Non-Depressed Narrower
Linear Skull Fracture Narrower
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