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Descriptor English: Pseudarthrosis
Descriptor Spanish: Seudoartrosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Pseudoartrose
Descriptor French: Pseudarthrose
Entry term(s): Pseudarthroses
Pseudoarthroses
Pseudoarthrosis
Tree number(s): C26.404.468.627
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011542
Scope note: A pathologic entity characterized by deossification of a weight-bearing long bone, followed by bending and pathologic fracture, with inability to form normal BONY CALLUS leading to existence of the "false joint" that gives the condition its name. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: a type of ununited fract; do not index under FRACTURES, UNUNITED unless particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 11981
Unique ID: D011542
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Pseudarthrosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0017941
Scope note A pathologic entity characterized by deossification of a weight-bearing long bone, followed by bending and pathologic fracture, with inability to form normal BONY CALLUS leading to existence of the "false joint" that gives the condition its name. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Pseudarthrosis
Entry term(s) Pseudarthroses
Pseudoarthroses
Pseudoarthrosis



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