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Descriptor in English: Brain Diseases
Descriptor in Spanish: Encefalopatías
Descriptor in Portuguese: Encefalopatias
Descriptor in French: Encéphalopathies
Entry term(s): Brain Disease
Brain Disorder
Brain Disorders
CNS Disorder, Intracranial
CNS Disorders, Intracranial
Central Nervous System Disorders, Intracranial
Central Nervous System Intracranial Disorders
Encephalon Disease
Encephalon Diseases
Encephalopathies
Encephalopathy
Intracranial CNS Disorder
Intracranial CNS Disorders
Intracranial Central Nervous System Disorders
Tree number(s): C10.228.140
Scope note: Pathologic conditions affecting the BRAIN, which is composed of the intracranial components of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. This includes (but is not limited to) the CEREBRAL CORTEX; intracranial white matter; BASAL GANGLIA; THALAMUS; HYPOTHALAMUS; BRAIN STEM; and CEREBELLUM.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
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: 1953
Descriptor UI: D001927
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Brain Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0002874
Scope note Pathologic conditions affecting the BRAIN, which is composed of the intracranial components of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. This includes (but is not limited to) the CEREBRAL CORTEX; intracranial white matter; BASAL GANGLIA; THALAMUS; HYPOTHALAMUS; BRAIN STEM; and CEREBELLUM.
Preferred term Brain Diseases
Entry term(s) Brain Disease
Brain Disorder
Brain Disorders
CNS Disorder, Intracranial
CNS Disorders, Intracranial
Central Nervous System Disorders, Intracranial
Central Nervous System Intracranial Disorders
Encephalon Disease
Encephalon Diseases
Intracranial CNS Disorder
Intracranial CNS Disorders
Intracranial Central Nervous System Disorders
Encephalopathy - Narrower
Concept UI M000611728
Preferred term Encephalopathy
Entry term(s) Encephalopathies



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