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Descriptor English: Hyperammonemia
Descriptor Spanish: Hiperamonemia
Descriptor Portuguese: Hiperamonemia
Descriptor French: Hyperammoniémie
Tree number(s): C23.550.421
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D022124
Scope note: Elevated level of AMMONIA in the blood. It is a sign of defective CATABOLISM of AMINO ACIDS or ammonia to UREA.
Annotation:
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: Ammonia (1966-2000)
Public MeSH Note: 2001
History Note: 2001
DeCS ID: 35317
Unique ID: D022124
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2001/01/01
Date of Entry: 2000/06/22
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Hyperammonemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0356710
Scope note Elevated level of AMMONIA in the blood. It is a sign of defective CATABOLISM of AMINO ACIDS or ammonia to UREA.
Preferred term Hyperammonemia



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