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Descriptor English:   Sweating Sickness 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedad del Sudor 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doença do Suor 
Synonyms English:   English Sweating Sickness
Sickness, Sweating
Sudor Anglicus  
Tree Number:   C23.888.119.344.672
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   a hist epidemic dis
History Note English:   95 
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:   32012 
Unique Identifier:   D018614 

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