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Arsenic Poisoning MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Arsenic Poisoning
Tree Number(s)
C10.720.475.150
C25.723.098
Unique ID
D020261
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020261
Annotation
coord IM with specific arsenic cpd (IM) if given
Scope Note
Disorders associated with acute or chronic exposure to compounds containing ARSENIC (ARSENICALS) which may be fatal. Acute oral ingestion is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms and an encephalopathy which may manifest as SEIZURES, mental status changes, and COMA. Chronic exposure is associated with mucosal irritation, desquamating rash, myalgias, peripheral neuropathy, and white transverse (Mees) lines in the fingernails. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1212)
Entry Version
ARSENIC POIS
Entry Term(s)
Arsenic Encephalopathy
Arsenic Induced Polyneuropathy
Arsenic Poisoning, Inorganic
Arsenic Poisoning, Nervous System
Arsenic Poisoning, Organic
Encephalopathy, Arsenic
Inorganic Arsenic Poisoning
Nervous System Poisoning, Arsenic
Nervous System, Organic Arsenic Poisoning
Neurotoxicity Syndrome, Arsenical
Organic Arsenic Poisoning, Nervous System
Poisoning, Arsenic, Nervous System
Polyneuropathy, Arsenic-Induced
NLM Classification #
QV 294
Previous Indexing
Arsenicals/poisoning (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/04
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Arsenic Poisoning Preferred
Arsenic Poisoning, Inorganic Narrower
Arsenic Induced Polyneuropathy Narrower
Nervous System, Organic Arsenic Poisoning Narrower
Arsenic Encephalopathy Narrower
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