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Descriptor English: Favism
Descriptor Spanish: Favismo
Descriptor favismo
Scope note: Anemia hemolítica producida por la ingestión de habas o por la inhalación de polen de la planta Vicia fava por parte de personas con eritrocitos deficitarios de glucosa-6-fosfato deshidrogenasa.
Descriptor Portuguese: Favismo
Descriptor French: Favisme
Entry term(s): Favisms
Tree number(s): C15.378.071.141.150.480.370
C15.378.071.141.370
C16.320.070.480.370
C25.723.415.341
C25.723.756.375
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005236
Scope note: Hemolytic anemia due to the ingestion of fava beans or after inhalation of pollen from the Vicia fava plant by persons with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient erythrocytes.
Annotation: a hemolytic anemia caused by fava bean or its pollen
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
DeCS ID: 5339
Unique ID: D005236
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Favism - Preferred
Concept UI M0008277
Scope note Hemolytic anemia due to the ingestion of fava beans or after inhalation of pollen from the Vicia fava plant by persons with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient erythrocytes.
Preferred term Favism
Entry term(s) Favisms



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