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Disease Acute Radiation Syndrome

Name Acute Radiation Syndrome
Synonyms Acute Radiation Syndromes | Radiation Syndrome, Acute | Radiation Syndromes, Acute
Definition A condition caused by a brief whole body exposure to more than one sievert dose equivalent of radiation. Acute radiation syndrome is initially characterized by ANOREXIA; NAUSEA; VOMITING; but can progress to hematological, gastrointestinal, neurological, pulmonary, and other major organ dysfunction.
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D054508

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Radiation Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Acute Radiation Syndrome

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