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Descriptor in English: Foreign Bodies
Descriptor in Spanish: Cuerpos Extraños
Descriptor in Portuguese: Corpos Estranhos
Descriptor in French: Corps étrangers
Entry term(s): Bodies, Foreign
Body, Foreign
Foreign Body
Foreign Object
Foreign Objects
Gossypiboma
Gossypibomas
Object, Foreign
Objects, Foreign
Retained Surgical Instrument
Retained Surgical Instruments
Retained Surgical Item
Retained Surgical Items
Retained Surgical Needle
Retained Surgical Needles
Retained Surgical Sponge
Retained Surgical Sponges
Retained Surgical Tool
Retained Surgical Tools
Surgical Instrument, Retained
Surgical Instruments, Retained
Surgical Item, Retained
Surgical Items, Retained
Surgical Needle, Retained
Surgical Needles, Retained
Surgical Sponge, Retained
Surgical Sponges, Retained
Surgical Tool, Retained
Surgical Tools, Retained
Textiloma
Textilomas
Tree number(s): C26.392
Scope note: Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the body.
Annotation: coordinate IM with organ (IM), not organ/disease; EYE FOREIGN BODIES 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
DeCS UI: 5683
Descriptor UI: D005547
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Foreign Bodies - Preferred
Concept UI M0008741
Scope note Inanimate objects that become enclosed in the body.
Preferred term Foreign Bodies
Entry term(s) Bodies, Foreign
Body, Foreign
Foreign Body
Foreign Object
Foreign Objects
Object, Foreign
Objects, Foreign
Gossypiboma - Narrower
Concept UI M000600118
Scope note Accidentally retained SURGICAL SPONGES after surgery.
Preferred term Gossypiboma
Entry term(s) Gossypibomas
Retained Surgical Sponge
Retained Surgical Sponges
Surgical Sponge, Retained
Surgical Sponges, Retained
Textiloma
Textilomas
Retained Surgical Items - Narrower
Concept UI M000600119
Preferred term Retained Surgical Items
Entry term(s) Retained Surgical Instrument
Retained Surgical Instruments
Retained Surgical Item
Retained Surgical Needle
Retained Surgical Needles
Retained Surgical Tool
Retained Surgical Tools
Surgical Instrument, Retained
Surgical Instruments, Retained
Surgical Item, Retained
Surgical Items, Retained
Surgical Needle, Retained
Surgical Needles, Retained
Surgical Tool, Retained
Surgical Tools, Retained



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