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Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium
Tree Number(s)
C10.720.112.200
C25.723.705.150.200
C25.775.100.087.193.200
C25.775.835.250
F03.900.100.100
F03.900.825.500
Unique ID
D000430
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000430
Annotation
note X ref; do not confuse with "alcohol withdrawal syndrome" ( = SUBSTANCE WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME (IM) + ETHANOL /‌adv eff (IM)); ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SEIZURES is available
Scope Note
An acute organic mental disorder induced by cessation or reduction in chronic alcohol consumption. Clinical characteristics include CONFUSION; DELUSIONS; vivid HALLUCINATIONS; TREMOR; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure and heart rate, dilated pupils, and diaphoresis). This condition may occasionally be fatal. It was formerly called delirium tremens. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1175)
Entry Term(s)
Alcohol Withdrawal Associated Autonomic Hyperactivity
Alcohol Withdrawal Hallucinosis
Alcohol Withdrawal-Induced Delirium Tremens
Autonomic Hyperactivity, Alcohol Withdrawal Associated
Delirium Tremens
Delirium Tremens, Alcohol Withdrawal Induced
NLM Classification #
WM 274
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PSYCHOSES, ALCOHOLIC 1981-90; was DELIRIUM TREMENS see under PSYCHOSES, ALCOHOLIC 1963-80
Online Note
use ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL DELIRIUM to search DELIRIUM TREMENS 1975-80 & use PSYCHOSES, ALCOHOLIC 1966-74
History Note
91(81); was see under PSYCHOSES, ALCOHOLIC 1981-90; was DELIRIUM TREMENS see under PSYCHOSES, ALCOHOLIC 1963-80
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium Preferred
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