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Ischemic Contracture MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ischemic Contracture
Tree Number(s)
C05.550.323.734
C05.651.180.531
C05.651.197.734
C14.907.303.531
Unique ID
D054061
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054061
Scope Note
A type of permanent damage to muscles and nerves that results from prolonged lack blood flow to those tissues. It is characterized by shortening and stiffening of the muscles.
Entry Term(s)
Contracture, Volkmann
Volkmann Contracture
Volkmann's Ischemic Contracture
Public MeSH Note
2008; for VOLKMANN CONTRACTURE see COMPARTMENT SYNDROMES 1981-2007; for VOLKMANN CONTRACTURE see VOLKMANN'S CONTRACTURE 1963-1980
History Note
2008; for VOLKMANN CONTRACTURE use COMPARTMENT SYNDROMES 1963-2007
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Ischemic Contracture Preferred
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