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Descriptor in English: Neurodegenerative Diseases
Descriptor in Spanish: Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Doenças Neurodegenerativas
Descriptor in French: Maladies neurodégénératives
Entry term(s): Degenerative Condition, Neurologic
Degenerative Conditions, Neurologic
Degenerative Diseases, Central Nervous System
Degenerative Diseases, Nervous System
Degenerative Diseases, Neurologic
Degenerative Diseases, Spinal Cord
Degenerative Neurologic Disease
Degenerative Neurologic Diseases
Degenerative Neurologic Disorder
Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
Nervous System Degenerative Diseases
Neurodegenerative Disease
Neurodegenerative Disorder
Neurodegenerative Disorders
Neurologic Degenerative Condition
Neurologic Degenerative Conditions
Neurologic Degenerative Disease
Neurologic Degenerative Diseases
Neurologic Disease, Degenerative
Neurologic Diseases, Degenerative
Neurologic Disorder, Degenerative
Neurologic Disorders, Degenerative
Tree number(s): C10.574
Scope note: Hereditary and sporadic conditions which are characterized by progressive nervous system dysfunction. These disorders are often associated with atrophy of the affected central or peripheral nervous system structures.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; /genet: consider also HEREDODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS, 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
History Note: 98
DeCS UI: 33354
Descriptor UI: D019636
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Neurodegenerative Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0029135
Scope note Hereditary and sporadic conditions which are characterized by progressive nervous system dysfunction. These disorders are often associated with atrophy of the affected central or peripheral nervous system structures.
Preferred term Neurodegenerative Diseases
Entry term(s) Degenerative Condition, Neurologic
Degenerative Conditions, Neurologic
Degenerative Diseases, Nervous System
Degenerative Diseases, Neurologic
Degenerative Neurologic Disease
Degenerative Neurologic Diseases
Degenerative Neurologic Disorder
Degenerative Neurologic Disorders
Nervous System Degenerative Diseases
Neurodegenerative Disease
Neurodegenerative Disorder
Neurodegenerative Disorders
Neurologic Degenerative Condition
Neurologic Degenerative Conditions
Neurologic Degenerative Disease
Neurologic Degenerative Diseases
Neurologic Disease, Degenerative
Neurologic Diseases, Degenerative
Neurologic Disorder, Degenerative
Neurologic Disorders, Degenerative
Degenerative Diseases, Spinal Cord - Narrower
Concept UI M0337102
Preferred term Degenerative Diseases, Spinal Cord
Degenerative Diseases, Central Nervous System - Narrower
Concept UI M0337101
Preferred term Degenerative Diseases, Central Nervous System



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