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Descriptor English: Beriberi
Descriptor Spanish: Beriberi
Descriptor Portuguese: Beriberi
Descriptor French: Béribéri
Tree number(s): C18.654.521.500.133.699.827.223
SP6.016.052.063.114.035.016
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001602
Scope note: A disease caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1) and characterized by polyneuritis, cardiac pathology, and edema. The epidemic form is found primarily in areas in which white (polished) rice is the staple food, as in Japan, China, the Philippines, India, and other countries of southeast Asia. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: caused by THIAMINE DEFICIENCY
Allowable Qualifiers: BL sang
CF liquide cérébrospinal
CI induit chimiquement
CL classification
CN congénital
CO complications
DG imagerie diagnostique
DH diétothérapie
DI diagnostic
DT traitement médicamenteux
EC économie
EH ethnologie
EM embryologie
EN enzymologie
EP épidémiologie
ET étiologie
GE génétique
HI histoire
IM immunologie
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
MO mortalité
NU soins infirmiers
PA anatomopathologie
PC prévention et contrôle
PP physiopathologie
PS parasitologie
PX psychologie
RH rééducation et réadaptation
RT radiothérapie
SU chirurgie
TH thérapie
UR urine
VE médecine vétérinaire
VI virologie
DeCS ID: 1627
Unique ID: D001602
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Béribéri - Preferred
Concept UI M0002399
Preferred term Béribéri



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