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Sweating Sickness MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sweating Sickness
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.119.344.672
Unique ID
D018614
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018614
Annotation
a hist epidemic dis
Scope Note
A clinical condition characterized by fever and profuse sweating and associated with high mortality. It occurred in epidemic form five times in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries in England, first in 1485 and last in 1551, specially during the summer and early autumn, attacking the relatively affluent adult male population. The etiology was unknown.
Entry Term(s)
English Sweating Sickness
Sudor Anglicus
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Sweating Sickness Preferred
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