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Descriptor English: Leg Length Inequality
Descriptor Spanish: Diferencia de Longitud de las Piernas
Descriptor Portuguese: Desigualdade de Membros Inferiores
Descriptor French: Inégalité de longueur des membres inférieurs
Entry term(s): Inequalities, Leg Length
Inequality, Leg Length
Leg Length Inequalities
Length Inequalities, Leg
Length Inequality, Leg
Tree number(s): C05.116.099.655
C23.300.808
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007870
Scope note: A condition in which one of a pair of legs fails to grow as long as the other, which could result from injury or surgery.
Annotation: correction of inequality: coord IM with BONE LENGTHENING (IM) or specifically ILIZAROV TECHNIQUE (IM) if pertinent
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: 72; LEG LENGTHENING was heading 1967-71
Online Note: use LEG LENGTH INEQUALITY to search LEG LENGTHENING 1966-71 (as Prov 1966)
History Note: 72; LEG LENGTHENING was heading 1964-71 (Prov 1964-66)
Related: Bone Lengthening MeSH
DeCS ID: 8048
Unique ID: D007870
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Leg Length Inequality - Preferred
Concept UI M0012285
Scope note A condition in which one of a pair of legs fails to grow as long as the other, which could result from injury or surgery.
Preferred term Leg Length Inequality
Entry term(s) Inequalities, Leg Length
Inequality, Leg Length
Leg Length Inequalities
Length Inequalities, Leg
Length Inequality, Leg



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