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Tenotomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tenotomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.555.712
Unique ID
D058971
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058971
Scope Note
Surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity that is caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle (Stedman, 27th ed). Tenotomy is performed in order to lengthen a muscle that has developed improperly, or become shortened and is resistant to stretching.
Entry Term(s)
Heel-Cord Release
Tendon Lengthening
Tendon Release
Previous Indexing
Tendons/surgery (1965-2010)
specific muscles/surgery (1968-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Tenotomy Preferred
Tendon Release Narrower
Tendon Lengthening Narrower
Heel-Cord Release Narrower
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