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Descriptor English: Hot Flashes
Descriptor Spanish: Sofocos
Descriptor sofocos
Scope note: Sensación súbita y pasajera de calor experimentada predominantemente por algunas mujeres durante la MENOPAUSIA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fogachos
Descriptor French: Bouffées de chaleur
Entry term(s): Flashes, Hot
Tree number(s): C23.888.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019584
Scope note: A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with FLUSHING
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
Previous Indexing: Climacteric (1976-1997)
Menopause (1972-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33368
Unique ID: D019584
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 1999/11/08
Hot Flashes - Preferred
Concept UI M0029082
Scope note A sudden, temporary sensation of heat predominantly experienced by some women during MENOPAUSE. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Hot Flashes
Entry term(s) Flashes, Hot



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