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Refeeding Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Refeeding Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.687
Unique ID
D055677
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055677
Scope Note
A condition of metabolic imbalance that is caused by complications of initially feeding a severely malnourished patient too aggressively. Usually occurring within the first 5 days of refeeding, this syndrome is characterized by WATER-ELECTROLYTE IMBALANCE; GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS; and DIARRHEA.
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Refeeding Syndrome Preferred
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