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Skull Fracture, Depressed MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Skull Fracture, Depressed
Tree Number(s)
C10.900.300.918.300
C26.404.750.890
C26.915.300.745.350
Unique ID
D020204
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020204
Annotation
coordinate with specific bone in the skull /‌inj if pertinent
Scope Note
A skull fracture characterized by inward depression of a fragment or section of cranial bone, often compressing the underlying dura mater and brain. Depressed cranial fractures which feature open skin wounds that communicate with skull fragments are referred to as compound depressed skull fractures.
Entry Term(s)
Compound Depressed Skull Fracture
Compound Depressed Skull Fractures
Skull Fracture, Compound Depressed
Skull Fractures, Compound Depressed
Previous Indexing
Brain Injuries (1965-1999)
Skull Fractures (1965-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Skull Fracture, Depressed Preferred
Skull Fracture, Compound Depressed Narrower
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