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Hip Contracture MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hip Contracture
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.323.468
C05.651.197.468
Unique ID
D006616
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006616
Scope Note
Permanent fixation of the hip in primary positions, with limited passive or active motion at the hip joint. Locomotion is difficult and pain is sometimes present when the hip is in motion. It may be caused by trauma, infection, or poliomyelitis. (From Current Medical Information & Technology, 5th ed)
NLM Classification #
WE 855
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1994/05/24
Hip Contracture Preferred
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