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Descriptor English: Pulpectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Pulpectomía
Descriptor Portuguese: Pulpectomia
Descriptor French: Pulpectomie
Entry term(s): Pulpectomies
Tree number(s): E06.397.633
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011670
Scope note: Dental procedure in which the entire pulp chamber is removed from the crown and roots of a tooth.
Annotation: differentiate from PULPOTOMY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
DeCS ID: 12106
Unique ID: D011670
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Pulpectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0018150
Scope note Dental procedure in which the entire pulp chamber is removed from the crown and roots of a tooth.
Preferred term Pulpectomy
Entry term(s) Pulpectomies



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