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Fractures, Stress MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fractures, Stress
Tree Number(s)
C26.404.437
Unique ID
D015775
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015775
Annotation
coordinate with specific organ /‌inj or organ/fracture term; entry term FATIGUE FRACTURES refers to bone fractures: do not use for metal fatigue as in fatigue fractures of amalgams, nails, screw plates, etc. (index STRESS, MECHANICAL)
Scope Note
Fractures due to the strain caused by repetitive exercise. They are thought to arise from a combination of MUSCLE FATIGUE and bone failure, and occur in situations where BONE REMODELING predominates over repair. The most common sites of stress fractures are the METATARSUS; FIBULA; TIBIA; and FEMORAL NECK.
Entry Term(s)
Bone Stress Reaction
Fatigue Fractures
Fractures, Fatigue
Fractures, March
Insufficiency Fractures
Micro Fractures
Microfractures
Stress Fractures
Stress Reaction, Bone
NLM Classification #
WE 180
Previous Indexing
Fractures (1966-1989)
Repetition Strain Injury (1987-1989)
Stress, Mechanical (1971-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/15
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Fractures, Stress Preferred
Microfractures Related
Bone Stress Reaction Related
Insufficiency Fractures Narrower
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