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Milk Sickness MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Milk Sickness
Tree Number(s)
C25.723.756.600
Unique ID
D018602
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018602
Annotation
a form of plant pois: see MeSH definition
Scope Note
An acute, often fatal disease caused by the ingestion of milk, milk products, or the flesh of cattle or sheep which have a disease known as trembles. It is marked by weakness, anorexia, vomiting, constipation, and sometimes muscular tremors. It is caused by poisoning by white snakeroot (Eupatorium rugosum) and the rayless goldenrod (Haplopappus heterophyllus). (From Dorland, 27th ed)
NLM Classification #
WA 700
Previous Indexing
Plant Poisoning (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95; was see PLANT POISONING 1979-94; was see under PLANT POISONING 1968-78; was heading 1963-67
Online Note
use PLANT POISONING to search MILK SICKNESS 1966-94
History Note
95; was see PLANT POISONING 1979-94; was see under PLANT POISONING 1968-78; was heading 1963-67
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Milk Sickness Preferred
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