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Fractures, Malunited MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fractures, Malunited
Tree Number(s)
C26.404.249
Unique ID
D017759
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017759
Annotation
do not confuse with FRACTURES, UNUNITED; coordinate with specific bone /‌inj or precoordinated bone/fracture term
Scope Note
Union of the fragments of a fractured bone in a faulty or abnormal position. If two bones parallel to one another unite by osseous tissue, the result is a crossunion. (From Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 4th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Fracture Malunion
Fractures, Abnormal Union
Fractures, Crossunited
Malunion, Fracture
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/12/28
Revision Date
2016/06/13
Fractures, Malunited Preferred
Fractures, Crossunited Narrower
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