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Sunstroke MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Sunstroke
Tree Number(s)
C26.522.500.500
Unique ID
D013474
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013474
Annotation
HEAT STROKE is also available
Scope Note
Heat stroke caused by exposure to the sun. It is characterized by dangerously high BODY TEMPERATURE; red, hot skin; DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.
Entry Term(s)
Sun Stroke
NLM Classification #
QT 150
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Sunstroke Preferred
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