Descriptor English: Knee Dislocation
Descriptor Spanish: Luxación de la Rodilla
Descriptor Portuguese: Luxação do Joelho
Descriptor French: Luxation du genou
Entry term(s): Dislocation, Knee
Dislocations, Knee
Knee Dislocations
Tree number(s): C05.550.518.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Slippage of the FEMUR off the TIBIA.
Annotation: do not confuse with PATELLAR DISLOCATION, which is displacement of the patella (knee cap) from the femoral groove
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: Dislocations (1965-2002)
Knee Injuries (1965-2002)
Knee Joint (1966-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37293
Unique ID: D031221
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Knee Dislocation - Preferred
Concept UI M0396884
Scope note Slippage of the FEMUR off the TIBIA.
Preferred term Knee Dislocation
Entry term(s) Dislocation, Knee
Dislocations, Knee
Knee Dislocations

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