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Descriptor English: Upper Extremity
Descriptor Spanish: Extremidad Superior
Descriptor Portuguese: Extremidade Superior
Descriptor French: Membre supérieur
Entry term(s): Extremities, Upper
Extremity, Upper
Limb, Upper
Limbs, Upper
Membrum superius
Upper Extremities
Upper Limb
Upper Limbs
Tree number(s): A01.378.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D034941
Scope note: The region of the upper limb in animals, extending from the deltoid region to the HAND, and including the ARM; AXILLA; and SHOULDER.
Annotation: prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
GD growth & development
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VI virology
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Upper Extremity Deformities, Congenital
Previous Indexing: Arm (1963-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see ARM 1987-2002
History Note: 2003; use ARM 1987-2002
Related: Bones of Upper Extremity MeSH
DeCS ID: 36501
Unique ID: D034941
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Upper Extremity - Preferred
Concept UI M0406510
Scope note The region of the upper limb in animals, extending from the deltoid region to the HAND, and including the ARM; AXILLA; and SHOULDER.
Preferred term Upper Extremity
Entry term(s) Extremities, Upper
Extremity, Upper
Limb, Upper
Limbs, Upper
Membrum superius
Upper Extremities
Upper Limb
Upper Limbs



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