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Descriptor English:   Multiple Chemical Sensitivity 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sensibilidad Química Múltiple 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sensibilidade Química Múltipla 
Synonyms English:   Chemical Sensitivities, Multiple
Chemical Sensitivity, Multiple
Environmental Intolerance, Idiopathic
Environmental Intolerances, Idiopathic
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerances
Intolerance, Idiopathic Environmental
Intolerances, Idiopathic Environmental
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome
Sensitivities, Multiple Chemical
Sensitivity, Multiple Chemical  
Tree Number:   C20.543.312.500
Definition English:   An acquired disorder characterized by recurrent symptoms, referable to multiple organ systems, occurring in response to demonstrable exposure to many chemically unrelated compounds at doses below those established in the general population to cause harmful effects. (Cullen MR. The worker with multiple chemical sensitivities: an overview. Occup Med 1987;2(4):655-61) 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with specific chemical IM or NIM if discussed
See Related English:   Persian Gulf Syndrome
History Note English:   95 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism 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:   32135 
Unique Identifier:   D018777 

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