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Descriptor English:   Periodontal Attachment Loss 
Descriptor Spanish:   Pérdida de la Inserción Periodontal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Perda da Inserção Periodontal 
Synonyms English:   Attachment Loss, Periodontal
Loss, Periodontal Attachment  
Tree Number:   C07.465.714.354.750
Definition English:   Loss or destruction of periodontal tissue caused by periodontitis or other destructive periodontal diseases or by injury during instrumentation. Attachment refers to the periodontal ligament which attaches to the alveolar bone. It has been hypothesized that treatment of the underlying periodontal disease and the seeding of periodontal ligament cells enable the creating of new attachment. 
History Note English:   94 
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EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
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MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   31200 
Unique Identifier:   D017622 

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