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Brain Injuries MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Brain Injuries
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.199
C10.900.300.087
C26.915.300.200
Unique ID
D001930
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001930
Annotation
general or unspecified; consider also /‌inj with specific parts of the brain; do not confuse with CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA
Scope Note
Acute and chronic (see also BRAIN INJURIES, CHRONIC) injuries to the brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, CEREBELLUM, and BRAIN STEM. Clinical manifestations depend on the nature of injury. Diffuse trauma to the brain is frequently associated with DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY or COMA, POST-TRAUMATIC. Localized injuries may be associated with NEUROBEHAVIORAL MANIFESTATIONS; HEMIPARESIS, or other focal neurologic deficits.
Entry Version
BRAIN INJ
Entry Term(s)
Acute Brain Injuries
Brain Injuries, Acute
Brain Injuries, Focal
Brain Lacerations
Focal Brain Injuries
Injuries, Acute Brain
Injuries, Brain
Public MeSH Note
1981; see BRAIN INJURIES 1981-1999, see BRAIN INJURIES, ACUTE 1973-1980, see BRAIN INJURY, ACUTE 1963-1972; for BRAIN CONTUSION see BRAIN CONCUSSION 1998-1999
History Note
1981(1963); for BRAIN CONTUSION use BRAIN CONCUSSION 1998-1999
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/07
Brain Injuries Preferred
Injuries, Acute Brain Narrower
Brain Lacerations Narrower
Brain Injuries, Focal Narrower
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