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Descriptor English:   Metabolic Diseases 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedades Metabólicas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doenças Metabólicas 
Synonyms English:   Disease, Metabolic
Diseases, Metabolic
Metabolic Disease
Tree Number:   C18.452
Definition English:   Generic term for diseases caused by an abnormal metabolic process. It can be congenital due to inherited enzyme abnormality (METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS) or acquired due to disease of an endocrine organ or failure of a metabolically important organ such as the liver. (Stedman, 26th ed) 
Indexing Annotation English:   GEN: prefer specifics; TN 194: differentiate from DEFICIENCY DISEASES; DF: METAB DIS
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Metabolic Diseases/congenital use Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications 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:   8836 
Unique Identifier:   D008659 

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