Descriptor English: Hypersensitivity
Descriptor Spanish: Hipersensibilidad
Descriptor hipersensibilidad
Entry term(s) alergia
Scope note: Reactividad alterada hacia un antígeno, que puede derivar en reacciones patológicas ante ulteriores exposiciones a ese antígeno en particular.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipersensibilidade
Descriptor French: Hypersensibilité
Entry term(s): Allergic Reaction
Allergic Reactions
Reaction, Allergic
Reactions, Allergic
Tree number(s): C20.543
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.
Annotation: IM; use qualif with caution; /drug ther: consider also ANTI-ALLERGIC AGENTS; atopic = HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE; to food = FOOD HYPERSENSITIVITY; to light = PHOTOSENSITIVITY DISORDERS; RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY is also available; in occup or environ exposure MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITY is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
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
Entry Combination: chemically induced:Drug Hypersensitivity
Public MeSH Note: 66; was ALLERGY 1963-65
History Note: 66; was ALLERGY 1963-65
Related: Anti-Allergic Agents MeSH
Desensitization, Immunologic MeSH
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity MeSH
DeCS ID: 7145
Unique ID: D006967
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Hypersensitivity - Preferred
Concept UI M0010851
Scope note Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.
Preferred term Hypersensitivity
Entry term(s) Allergies
Allergic Reaction - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0010852
Preferred term Allergic Reaction
Entry term(s) Allergic Reactions
Reaction, Allergic
Reactions, Allergic

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