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Crush Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Crush Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C26.257.500
C26.797.240
Unique ID
D003444
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003444
Scope Note
Severe systemic manifestation of trauma and ischemia involving soft tissues, principally skeletal muscle, due to prolonged severe crushing. It leads to increased permeability of the cell membrane and to the release of potassium, enzymes, and myoglobin from within cells. Ischemic renal dysfunction secondary to hypotension and diminished renal perfusion results in acute tubular necrosis and uremia.
See Also
Compartment Syndromes
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SHOCK, TRAUMATIC 1979-90; was see under KIDNEY FAILURE, ACUTE 1967-78; was see under ACUTE KIDNEY FAILURE 1963-66
Online Note
use KIDNEY FAILURE, ACUTE to search CRUSH SYNDROME 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under SHOCK, TRAUMATIC 1979-90; was see under KIDNEY FAILURE, ACUTE 1967-78; was see under ACUTE RENAL FAILURE 1963-66
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/02/26
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