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Contracture MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Contracture
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.323
C05.651.197
Unique ID
D003286
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003286
Annotation
coordinate IM with specific muscle or other tissue or site (IM) but not with MUSCLES, skeletal; also available are DUPUYTREN'S CONTRACTURE; HIP CONTRACTURE; VOLKMANN CONTRACTURE & EQUINUS CONTRACTURE
Scope Note
Prolonged shortening of the muscle or other soft tissue around a joint, preventing movement of the joint.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Contracture Preferred
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