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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Tree Number(s)
C20.543.312.500
C21.223.500
Unique ID
D018777
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018777
Annotation
coord IM with specific chemical IM or NIM if discussed
Scope Note
An acquired disorder characterized by recurrent symptoms, referable to multiple organ systems, occurring in response to demonstrable exposure to many chemically unrelated compounds at doses below those established in the general population to cause harmful effects. (Cullen MR. The worker with multiple chemical sensitivities: an overview. Occup Med 1987;2(4):655-61)
Entry Version
MULTIPLE CHEM SENSITIVITY
Entry Term(s)
Chemical Sensitivities, Multiple
Chemical Sensitivity, Multiple
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerance
Idiopathic Environmental Intolerances
Multiple Chemical Sensitivities
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome
Sensitivities, Multiple Chemical
Sensitivity, Multiple Chemical
NLM Classification #
WA 30.5
Previous Indexing
Environmental Exposure (1987-1994)
Hypersensitivity (1987-1994)
Occupational Diseases (1987-1994)
See Also
Persian Gulf Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/31
Revision Date
2002/07/03
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Preferred
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