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Contrecoup Injury MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Contrecoup Injury
Tree Number(s)
C10.900.300.350.300.250
C26.224
C26.915.300.450.500.250
C26.974.382.200.250
Unique ID
D056886
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056886
Scope Note
An injury in which the damage is located on the opposite side of the primary impact site. A blow to the back of head which results in contrecoup injury to the frontal lobes of the brain is the most common type.
Entry Term(s)
Contre-coup Injury
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2016/02/25
Contrecoup Injury Preferred
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