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Descriptor English: Ectromelia
Descriptor Spanish: Ectromelia
Descriptor Portuguese: Ectromelia
Descriptor French: Ectromélie
Entry term(s): Amelia
Fused Legs and Feet
Hemimelia
Malformation, Mermaid
Mermaid Malformation
Mermaid Syndrome
Phocomelia
Sequence, Sirenomelia
Sirenomelia
Sirenomelia Sequence
Sirenomelia Sequences
Sirenomelus
Syndrome, Mermaid
Tree number(s): C05.660.585.350
C16.131.621.585.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004480
Scope note: Gross hypo- or aplasia of one or more long bones of one or more limbs. The concept includes amelia, hemimelia, phocomelia, and sirenomelia.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
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: 1967; PHOCOMELIA was heading 1963-66
Online Note: use ECTROMELIA to search PHOCOMELIA 1966-78 & SIRENOMELIA 1967-78
History Note: 1967(1963); PHOCOMELIA was see under ECTROMELIA 1967-78, was heading 1963-66; SIRENOMELIA was see under ECTROMELIA 1967-78
DeCS ID: 4548
Unique ID: D004480
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/15
Ectromelia - Preferred
Concept UI M0007040
Scope note Gross hypo- or aplasia of one or more long bones of one or more limbs. The concept includes amelia, hemimelia, phocomelia, and sirenomelia.
Preferred term Ectromelia
Sirenomelia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007043
Preferred term Sirenomelia
Entry term(s) Fused Legs and Feet
Malformation, Mermaid
Mermaid Malformation
Mermaid Syndrome
Sequence, Sirenomelia
Sirenomelia Sequence
Sirenomelia Sequences
Sirenomelus
Syndrome, Mermaid
Phocomelia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007042
Preferred term Phocomelia
Amelia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007039
Preferred term Amelia
Hemimelia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007041
Preferred term Hemimelia



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