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Descriptor English: Hypoglycemia
Descriptor Spanish: Hipoglucemia
Descriptor hipoglucemia
Scope note: Síndrome producido por un nivel de GLUCOSA EN SANGRE anormalmente bajo. La hipoglucemia clínica tiene diversas etiologias. La hipoglucemia severa puede provocar deprivación de glucosa en el SISTEMA NERVIOSO CENTRAL, con aparición de HAMBRE; SUDORACIÓN; PARESTESIAS; confusión mental; CONVULSIONES; COMA; e incluso MUERTE.
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipoglicemia
Descriptor French: Hypoglycémie
Entry term(s): Fasting Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia, Fasting
Hypoglycemia, Postabsorptive
Hypoglycemia, Postprandial
Hypoglycemia, Reactive
Postabsorptive Hypoglycemia
Postprandial Hypoglycemia
Reactive Hypoglycemia
Tree number(s): C18.452.394.984
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007003
Scope note: A syndrome of abnormally low BLOOD GLUCOSE level. Clinical hypoglycemia has diverse etiologies. Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM resulting in HUNGER; SWEATING; PARESTHESIA; impaired mental function; SEIZURES; COMA; and even DEATH.
Annotation: for hypoglycemic effects caused by plants or extracts use HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENTS
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: 7181
Unique ID: D007003
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Hypoglycemia - Preferred
Concept UI M0010901
Scope note A syndrome of abnormally low BLOOD GLUCOSE level. Clinical hypoglycemia has diverse etiologies. Severe hypoglycemia eventually lead to glucose deprivation of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM resulting in HUNGER; SWEATING; PARESTHESIA; impaired mental function; SEIZURES; COMA; and even DEATH.
Preferred term Hypoglycemia
Postprandial Hypoglycemia - Narrower
Concept UI M0446504
Scope note HYPOGLYCEMIA expressed after a meal or FOOD INTAKE. It is also called reactive or stimulative hypoglycemia.
Preferred term Postprandial Hypoglycemia
Entry term(s) Hypoglycemia, Postprandial
Hypoglycemia, Reactive
Reactive Hypoglycemia
Fasting Hypoglycemia - Narrower
Concept UI M0446503
Scope note HYPOGLYCEMIA expressed in the postabsorptive state, after prolonged FASTING, or an overnight fast.
Preferred term Fasting Hypoglycemia
Entry term(s) Hypoglycemia, Fasting
Hypoglycemia, Postabsorptive
Postabsorptive Hypoglycemia



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