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Fractures, Compression MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fractures, Compression
Tree Number(s)
C26.404.195
Unique ID
D050815
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050815
Annotation
CRUSH FRACTURES see CRUSH INJURIES is also available
Scope Note
Crumbling or smashing of cancellous BONE by forces acting parallel to the long axis of bone. It is applied particularly to vertebral body fractures (SPINAL FRACTURES). (Blauvelt and Nelson, A Manual of Orthopedic Terminology, 1994, p4)
Entry Term(s)
Compression Fractures
Previous Indexing
Fractures, Bone (1967-2005)
Spinal Fractures (1988-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2016/05/03
Fractures, Compression Preferred
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