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Episiotomy
MeSH HeadingEpisiotomy
Tree NumberE04.520.252.750
Annotationdo not use / util except by MeSH definition
Scope NoteAn incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ED ES HI IS LJ MO MT NU PX RH SN ST TD UT VE
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD004841


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04]
   Obstetric Surgical Procedures [E04.520]
      Delivery, Obstetric [E04.520.252]
Cesarean Section [E04.520.252.500]  +
Episiotomy [E04.520.252.750]
Extraction, Obstetrical [E04.520.252.875]  +
Labor, Induced [E04.520.252.968]
Vaginal Birth after Cesarean [E04.520.252.992]
Version, Fetal [E04.520.252.996]

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