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Descriptor English: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Descriptor Spanish: Sensibilidad Química Múltiple
Descriptor sensibilidad química múltiple
Entry term(s) intolerancias ambientales idiopáticas
Scope note: Trastorno adquirido que se caracteriza por síntomas recurrentes, referidos a múltiples sistemas de órganos, que ocurren como respuesta a la exposición demostrable a muchos compuestos no relacionados químicamente, a dosis muy inferiores a las establecidas, que producen efectos dañinos en la población general. No puede mostrarse una sola prueba de función fisiológica ampliamente aceptada que se correlacione con los síntomas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Sensibilidade Química Múltipla
Descriptor French: Hypersensibilité chimique multiple
Entry term(s): Chemical Sensitivities, Multiple
Chemical Sensitivity, Multiple
Environmental Intolerance, Idiopathic
Environmental Intolerances, Idiopathic
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerances
Intolerance, Idiopathic Environmental
Intolerances, Idiopathic Environmental
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome
Sensitivities, Multiple Chemical
Sensitivity, Multiple Chemical
Tree number(s): C20.543.312.500
C21.223.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018777
Scope note: An acquired disorder characterized by recurrent symptoms, referable to multiple organ systems, occurring in response to demonstrable exposure to many chemically unrelated compounds at doses below those established in the general population to cause harmful effects. (Cullen MR. The worker with multiple chemical sensitivities: an overview. Occup Med 1987;2(4):655-61)
Annotation: coord IM with specific chemical IM or NIM if discussed
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
Previous Indexing: Environmental Exposure (1987-1994)
Hypersensitivity (1987-1994)
Occupational Diseases (1987-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Entry Version: MULTIPLE CHEM SENSITIVITY
Related: Persian Gulf Syndrome MeSH
DeCS ID: 32135
Unique ID: D018777
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/05/31
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity - Preferred
Concept UI M0028112
Scope note An acquired disorder characterized by recurrent symptoms, referable to multiple organ systems, occurring in response to demonstrable exposure to many chemically unrelated compounds at doses below those established in the general population to cause harmful effects. (Cullen MR. The worker with multiple chemical sensitivities: an overview. Occup Med 1987;2(4):655-61)
Preferred term Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Entry term(s) Chemical Sensitivities, Multiple
Chemical Sensitivity, Multiple
Environmental Intolerance, Idiopathic
Environmental Intolerances, Idiopathic
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerances
Intolerance, Idiopathic Environmental
Intolerances, Idiopathic Environmental
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome
Sensitivities, Multiple Chemical
Sensitivity, Multiple Chemical



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