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Descriptor English: Drug Resistant Epilepsy
Descriptor Spanish: Epilepsia Refractaria
Descriptor Portuguese: Epilepsia Resistente a Medicamentos
Descriptor French: Épilepsie pharmacorésistante
Entry term(s): Drug Refractory Epilepsies
Drug Refractory Epilepsy
Drug Resistant Epilepsies
Epilepsies, Drug Refractory
Epilepsies, Drug Resistant
Epilepsies, Intractable
Epilepsies, Medication Resistant
Epilepsies, Refractory
Epilepsy, Drug Refractory
Epilepsy, Drug Resistant
Epilepsy, Intractable
Epilepsy, Medication Resistant
Epilepsy, Refractory
Intractable Epilepsies
Intractable Epilepsy
Medication Resistant Epilepsies
Medication Resistant Epilepsy
Refractory Epilepsies
Refractory Epilepsies, Drug
Refractory Epilepsy
Refractory Epilepsy, Drug
Resistant Epilepsies, Drug
Resistant Epilepsies, Medication
Resistant Epilepsy, Drug
Resistant Epilepsy, Medication
Tree number(s): C10.228.140.490.125
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069279
Scope note: Epileptic condition in which adequate trials of two tolerated and appropriately chosen and used ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS schedules to achieve sustained seizure freedom failed.
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: Epilepsy (1968-2015)
Public MeSH Note: 2016
History Note: 2016
DeCS ID: 55840
Unique ID: D000069279
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Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Drug Resistant Epilepsy - Preferred
Concept UI M000605316
Scope note Epileptic condition in which adequate trials of two tolerated and appropriately chosen and used ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS schedules to achieve sustained seizure freedom failed.
Preferred term Drug Resistant Epilepsy
Entry term(s) Drug Refractory Epilepsies
Drug Refractory Epilepsy
Drug Resistant Epilepsies
Epilepsies, Drug Refractory
Epilepsies, Drug Resistant
Epilepsies, Intractable
Epilepsies, Medication Resistant
Epilepsies, Refractory
Epilepsy, Drug Refractory
Epilepsy, Drug Resistant
Epilepsy, Intractable
Epilepsy, Medication Resistant
Epilepsy, Refractory
Intractable Epilepsies
Intractable Epilepsy
Medication Resistant Epilepsies
Medication Resistant Epilepsy
Refractory Epilepsies
Refractory Epilepsies, Drug
Refractory Epilepsy
Refractory Epilepsy, Drug
Resistant Epilepsies, Drug
Resistant Epilepsies, Medication
Resistant Epilepsy, Drug
Resistant Epilepsy, Medication



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