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Descriptor English: Amputation Stumps
Descriptor Spanish: Muñones de Amputación
Descriptor Portuguese: Cotos de Amputação
Descriptor French: Moignons d'amputation
Entry term(s): Amputation Stump
Stump, Amputation
Stumps, Amputation
Tree number(s): A01.378.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000672
Scope note: The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
Annotation: restrict to extremities: do not use for gastric stump ( = GASTRIC STUMP), appendiceal stump, ureteral stump, cervical stump & the like (indexed probably under relevant -ECTOMY or other surg term)
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
DG diagnostic imaging
IN injuries
IR innervation
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Phantom Limb MeSH
DeCS ID: 687
Unique ID: D000672
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Amputation Stumps - Preferred
Concept UI M0001034
Scope note The part of a limb or tail following amputation that is proximal to the amputated section.
Preferred term Amputation Stumps
Entry term(s) Amputation Stump
Stump, Amputation
Stumps, Amputation



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