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Metabolic Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Metabolic Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C18.452
Unique ID
D008659
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008659
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; differentiate from DEFICIENCY DISEASES
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)
Entry Version
METAB DIS
Entry Term(s)
Diseases, Metabolic
Thesaurismosis
Entry Combination
congenital:Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Metabolic Diseases Preferred
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