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Descriptor English:   Rare Diseases 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedades Raras 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doenças Raras 
Synonyms English:   Orphan Diseases
Disease, Orphan
Disease, Rare
Diseases, Orphan
Diseases, Rare
Orphan Disease
Rare Disease  
Tree Number:   C23.550.291.906
Definition English:   A large group of diseases which are characterized by a low prevalence in the population. They frequently are associated with problems in diagnosis and treatment. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord with specific disease; index only when discussed as rare disease
See Related English:   Neglected Diseases
Orphan Drug Production
 
History Note English:   2003 
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:   37296 
Unique Identifier:   D035583 

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