Descriptor English: Mastectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Mastectomía
Descriptor mastectomía
Scope note: Procedimiento quirúrgico para extirpar una o ambas mamas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Mastectomia
Descriptor French: Mastectomie
Entry term(s): Mammectomies
Tree number(s): E04.466
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Surgical procedure to remove one or both breasts.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
DeCS ID: 8580
Unique ID: D008408
NLM Classification: WP 910
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Mastectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0013090
Scope note Surgical procedure to remove one or both breasts.
Preferred term Mastectomy
Entry term(s) Mammectomies

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