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Dental Pulp Necrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dental Pulp Necrosis
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.237.315
C23.550.717.182
Unique ID
D003790
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003790
Scope Note
Death of pulp tissue with or without bacterial invasion. When the necrosis is due to ischemia with superimposed bacterial infection, it is referred to as pulp gangrene. When the necrosis is non-bacterial in origin, it is called pulp mummification.
Entry Version
DENT PULP NECROSIS
Entry Term(s)
Autolysis, Dental Pulp
Dental Pulp Autolysis
Dental Pulp Gangrene
Gangrene, Dental Pulp
Necroses, Pulp
Necrosis, Dental Pulp
Pulp Autolysis, Dental
Pulp Gangrene
Pulp Gangrene, Dental
Pulp Mummification
Pulp Necroses
Pulp Necrosis
Pulp Necrosis, Dental
Public MeSH Note
97; was DENTAL PULP GANGRENE 1965-96; DENTAL PULP AUTOLYSIS was heading 1965-96
History Note
97; was DENTAL PULP GANGRENE 1965-96; DENTAL PULP AUTOLYSIS was heading 1965-96
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Dental Pulp Necrosis Preferred
Gangrene, Dental Pulp Narrower
Pulp Mummification Narrower
Dental Pulp Autolysis Narrower
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