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Head Injuries, Closed MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Head Injuries, Closed
Tree Number(s)
C10.900.300.350
C26.915.300.450
C26.974.382
Unique ID
D016489
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016489
Annotation
coordinate with BRAIN INJURIES, TRAUMATIC only if both are discussed
Scope Note
Traumatic injuries to the cranium where the integrity of the skull is not compromised and no bone fragments or other objects penetrate the skull and DURA MATER. This frequently results in mechanical injury being transmitted to intracranial structures which may produce TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES, hemorrhage, or CRANIAL NERVE INJURIES. (From Rowland, Merritt's Textbook of Neurology, 9th ed, p417)
Entry Version
HEAD INJ CLOSED
Entry Term(s)
Closed Head Injuries
Head Injuries, Nonpenetrating
Head Injury, Blunt
Head Injury, Nonpenetrating
Head Trauma, Closed
Injuries, Closed Head
Previous Indexing
Head Injuries (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/02
Revision Date
2018/07/26
Head Injuries, Closed Preferred
Head Injury, Blunt Related
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