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Descriptor English: Crush Injuries
Descriptor Spanish: Lesiones por Aplastamiento
Descriptor Portuguese: Lesões por Esmagamento
Descriptor French: Lésions d'écrasement
Entry term(s): Crush Fracture
Crush Fractures
Crush Injury
Fracture, Crush
Fractures, Crush
Injuries, Crush
Injury, Crush
Tree number(s): C26.257
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071576
Scope note: Excessive compression of parts of the body that causes muscle swelling, fracture, and/or neurological disturbances in the affected areas. Crush injury with systemic manifestations is referred to as CRUSH SYNDROME.
Annotation: note entry term CRUSH FRACTURES: COMPRESSION FRACTURES is also available
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
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017
Related: Compartment Syndromes MeSH
DeCS ID: 56411
Unique ID: D000071576
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Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/08
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Crush Injuries - Preferred
Concept UI M000615098
Scope note Excessive compression of parts of the body that causes muscle swelling, fracture, and/or neurological disturbances in the affected areas. Crush injury with systemic manifestations is referred to as CRUSH SYNDROME.
Preferred term Crush Injuries
Entry term(s) Crush Injury
Injuries, Crush
Injury, Crush
Crush Fractures - Narrower
Concept UI M000615101
Preferred term Crush Fractures
Entry term(s) Crush Fracture
Fracture, Crush
Fractures, Crush



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