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Acrodynia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Acrodynia
Tree Number(s)
C10.668.829.025
C10.720.475.600.150
C25.723.522.875.500.100
Unique ID
D000170
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000170
Scope Note
A condition seen primarily in childhood, most often resulting from chronic exposure to MERCURY COMPOUNDS which may result in encephalopathy and POLYNEUROPATHY. Clinical features include pain, swelling and pinkish discoloration of the fingers and toes, weakness in the extremities, extreme irritability, HYPERESTHESIA, and alterations in level of consciousness. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p603)
Entry Term(s)
Acrodynic Erythema
Chronic Childhood Mercurialism
Feer Disease
Feer's Disease
Pink Disease
Swift Disease
Swift's Disease
NLM Classification #
WS 340.5
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Acrodynia Preferred
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