Descriptor English: Adrenalectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Adrenalectomía
Descriptor suprarrenalectomía
Scope note: Extirpación de una o ambas glándulas suprarrenales. (Dorland, 28a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Adrenalectomia
Descriptor French: Surrénalectomie
Entry term(s): Adrenalectomies
Tree number(s): E04.270.115
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Excision of one or both adrenal glands. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation: excision of entire adrenal; enucleation: see note under ADRENAL MEDULLA
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
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VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 318
Unique ID: D000315
NLM Classification: WK 790
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Adrenalectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0000491
Scope note Excision of one or both adrenal glands. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Adrenalectomy
Entry term(s) Adrenalectomies

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