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Descriptor English:   Persian Gulf Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome del Golfo Pérsico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome do Golfo Pérsico 
Synonyms English:   Gulf War Syndrome
Syndrome, Gulf War
Syndrome, Persian Gulf  
Tree Number:   C24.653
Definition English:   Unexplained symptoms reported by veterans of the Persian Gulf War with Iraq in 1991. The symptoms reported include fatigue, skin rash, muscle and joint pain, headaches, loss of memory, shortness of breath, gastrointestinal and respiratory symptoms, and extreme sensitivity to commonly occurring chemicals. (Nature 1994 May 5;369(6475):8) 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with specific dis or manifest (IM)
History Note English:   96 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   32653 
Unique Identifier:   D018923 

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