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Hernia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hernia
Tree Number(s)
C23.300.707
Unique ID
D006547
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006547
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; coordinate with specific organ/disease; /‌surg: consider HERNIORRHAPHY
Scope Note
Protrusion of tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the bone, muscular tissue, or the membrane by which it is normally contained. Hernia may involve tissues such as the ABDOMINAL WALL or the respiratory DIAPHRAGM. Hernias may be internal, external, congenital, or acquired.
Entry Term(s)
Enterocele
See Also
Prolapse
Trusses
Entry Combination
surgery:Herniorrhaphy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Hernia Preferred
Enterocele Narrower
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