Descriptor English: Rupture
Descriptor Spanish: Rotura
Descriptor rotura
Entry term(s) ruptura
Scope note: Desgarro o rotura traumática o por la acción de una fuerza, de un órgano o de otra parte blanda del cuerpo.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ruptura
Descriptor French: Rupture
Entry term(s): Ruptures
Tree number(s): C26.761
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.
Annotation: traumatic only: differentiate from RUPTURE, SPONTANEOUS; coordinate with organ /inj or precoordinated injury term
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
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68(66)
DeCS ID: 12794
Unique ID: D012421
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/05
Rupture - Preferred
Concept UI M0019304
Scope note Forcible or traumatic tear or break of an organ or other soft part of the body.
Preferred term Rupture
Entry term(s) Ruptures

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