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Descriptor English: Wounds, Penetrating
Descriptor Spanish: Heridas Penetrantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Ferimentos Penetrantes
Descriptor French: Plaies pénétrantes
Entry term(s): Penetrating Wound
Penetrating Wounds
Wound, Penetrating
Tree number(s): C26.986
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014950
Scope note: Wounds caused by objects penetrating the skin.
Annotation: note WOUNDS, GUNSHOT & WOUNDS, STAB; IM; coord with organ /inj or precoord inj term (IM)
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
Previous Indexing: specific heading/injuries (1966-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 76
History Note: 76
DeCS ID: 15348
Unique ID: D014950
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Wounds, Penetrating - Preferred
Concept UI M0023024
Scope note Wounds caused by objects penetrating the skin.
Preferred term Wounds, Penetrating
Entry term(s) Penetrating Wound
Penetrating Wounds
Wound, Penetrating



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