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Descriptor in English: Acrodynia
Descriptor in Spanish: Acrodinia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Acrodinia
Descriptor in French: Acrodynie
Entry term(s): Acrodynic Erythema
Childhood Mercurialism, Chronic
Childhood Mercurialisms, Chronic
Chronic Childhood Mercurialism
Chronic Childhood Mercurialisms
Erythema, Acrodynic
Feer Disease
Feer's Disease
Feers Disease
Mercurialism, Chronic Childhood
Pink Disease
Swift Disease
Swift's Disease
Swifts Disease
Tree number(s): C10.668.829.025
C10.720.475.600.150
C25.723.522.875.500.100
Scope note: A condition seen primarily in childhood, most often resulting from chronic exposure to MERCURY COMPOUNDS which may result in encephalopathy and POLYNEUROPATHY. Clinical features include pain, swelling and pinkish discoloration of the fingers and toes, weakness in the extremities, extreme irritability, HYPERESTHESIA, and alterations in level of consciousness. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p603)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 176
Descriptor UI: D000170
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Acrodynia - Preferred
Concept UI M0000259
Scope note A condition seen primarily in childhood, most often resulting from chronic exposure to MERCURY COMPOUNDS which may result in encephalopathy and POLYNEUROPATHY. Clinical features include pain, swelling and pinkish discoloration of the fingers and toes, weakness in the extremities, extreme irritability, HYPERESTHESIA, and alterations in level of consciousness. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p603)
Preferred term Acrodynia
Entry term(s) Acrodynic Erythema
Childhood Mercurialism, Chronic
Childhood Mercurialisms, Chronic
Chronic Childhood Mercurialism
Chronic Childhood Mercurialisms
Erythema, Acrodynic
Feer Disease
Feer's Disease
Feers Disease
Mercurialism, Chronic Childhood
Pink Disease
Swift Disease
Swift's Disease
Swifts Disease



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