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Beriberi MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Beriberi
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500.133.699.827.223
Unique ID
D001602
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001602
Annotation
caused by THIAMINE DEFICIENCY
Scope Note
A disease caused by a deficiency of thiamine (vitamin B1) and characterized by polyneuritis, cardiac pathology, and edema. The epidemic form is found primarily in areas in which white (polished) rice is the staple food, as in Japan, China, the Philippines, India, and other countries of southeast Asia. (Dorland, 27th ed)
NLM Classification #
QU 189
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
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