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Descriptor in English: Demyelinating Diseases
Descriptor in Spanish: Enfermedades Desmielinizantes
Descriptor in Portuguese: Doenças Desmielinizantes
Descriptor in French: Maladies démyélinisantes
Entry term(s): Clinically Isolated CNS Demyelinating Syndrome
Clinically Isolated Syndrome, CNS Demyelinating
Demyelinating Disease
Demyelinating Disorder
Demyelinating Disorders
Demyelination
Demyelinations
Tree number(s): C10.314
Scope note: Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system.
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
Online Note: use DEMYELINATING DISEASES to search DEMYELINATION 1966-78
History Note: 79; was DEMYELINATION 1963-78
DeCS UI: 29594
Descriptor UI: D003711
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Demyelinating Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0005825
Scope note Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system.
Preferred term Demyelinating Diseases
Entry term(s) Demyelinating Disease
Demyelinating Disorder
Demyelinating Disorders
Demyelination - Broader
Concept UI M0005826
Preferred term Demyelination
Entry term(s) Demyelinations
Clinically Isolated Syndrome, CNS Demyelinating - Narrower
Concept UI M0513855
Scope note The first region-restricted episode of CNS inflammatory demyelination in a patient. It is usually characterized by an acute monosymptomatic presentation of the optic nerves, brainstem, or spinal cord. It may not reoccur (isolated), or it may progress to MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS.
Preferred term Clinically Isolated Syndrome, CNS Demyelinating
Entry term(s) Clinically Isolated CNS Demyelinating Syndrome



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