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Tonsillectomy
MeSH HeadingTonsillectomy
Tree NumberE04.580.848
Annotationdo not use / util except by MeSH definition; post-tonsillectomy hemorrh = HEMORRHAGE + POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS, not HEMORRHAGE, ORAL
Scope NoteSurgical removal of a tonsil or tonsils. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Allowable QualifiersAE CL CT EC ED ES HI IS LJ MO MT NU PX RH SN ST TD UT VE
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD014068


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04]
   Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures [E04.580]
Adenoidectomy [E04.580.068]
Laryngectomy [E04.580.369]
Laryngoplasty [E04.580.371]
Laryngoscopy [E04.580.373]
Nasal Surgical Procedures [E04.580.392]  +
Neck Dissection [E04.580.411]
Otologic Surgical Procedures [E04.580.450]  +
Pharyngectomy [E04.580.515]
Pharyngostomy [E04.580.540]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeTonsillectomy [E04.580.848]
Tracheostomy [E04.580.900]
Tracheotomy [E04.580.907]

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