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Descriptor English: Metabolic Diseases
Descriptor Spanish: Enfermedades Metabólicas
Descriptor Portuguese: Doenças Metabólicas
Descriptor French: Maladies métaboliques
Entry term(s): Disease, Metabolic
Diseases, Metabolic
Metabolic Disease
Thesaurismoses
Thesaurismosis
Tree number(s): C18.452
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008659
Scope note: Generic term for diseases caused by an abnormal metabolic process. It can be congenital due to inherited enzyme abnormality (METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS) or acquired due to disease of an endocrine organ or failure of a metabolically important organ such as the liver. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; differentiate from DEFICIENCY DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
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: congenital:Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Entry Version: METAB DIS
DeCS ID: 8836
Unique ID: D008659
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Metabolic Diseases - Preferred
Concept UI M0013493
Scope note Generic term for diseases caused by an abnormal metabolic process. It can be congenital due to inherited enzyme abnormality (METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS) or acquired due to disease of an endocrine organ or failure of a metabolically important organ such as the liver. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Preferred term Metabolic Diseases
Entry term(s) Disease, Metabolic
Diseases, Metabolic
Metabolic Disease
Thesaurismoses
Thesaurismosis



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