skip navigation links
National Cancer Institute
Enterprise Vocabulary Services
Box
NCIm Version: 201706 (Browser Version 2.9, using LexEVS 6.5.1)
SearchBox Top
SearchBox Bottom
Demyelinating Diseases (CUI C0011303) Suggest changes to this concept
Add to Cart

Terms & Properties

Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0011303

NCI Thesaurus Code: C34527  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Disease or Syndrome

NCIt Definition: A broad group of disorders that affect the myelin sheaths that cover the neurons. Myelin sheathes cover neuronal axons in the central and peripheral nervous system and function to increase travelling impulse speeds. Disruption of this sheath impairs neuronal transmission and can result in disorders such as multiple sclerosis and Guillain-Barre syndrome, among others.

MSH Definition: Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Demyelinating Diseases [Disease/Finding]
Demyelinating Diseases
Demyelinating Disease
Demyelinating disorders
Demyelinating Disorder
DEMYELINATING DIS
Demyelination disorder NOS

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C34527 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH UR VE VI MSH
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
DC 1 MSH
DX 19790101 MSH
HN 79; was DEMYELINATION 1963-78 MSH
MDA 19990101 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D003711 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Demyelinating Diseases NDFRT
MESH_UI M0005825 NDFRT
MMR 20080708 MSH
MN C10.314 MSH
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Demyelinating Disorder NCI
NUI N0000000915 NDFRT
OL use DEMYELINATING DISEASES to search DEMYELINATION 1966-78 MSH
PM 79; was DEMYELINATION 1963-78 MSH
RXAUI 3145478 RXNORM
RXAUI 3145479 RXNORM
RXAUI 3145482 RXNORM
RXCUI 1026682 RXNORM
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 10.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_ADDVERSION 11.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_CAT A MDR
SMQ_TERM_LEVEL 5 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 10.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_LMVERSION 11.1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_SCOPE 1 MDR
SMQ_TERM_SCOPE 2 MDR
SMQ_TERM_STATUS A MDR
SMQ_TERM_WEIGHT 0 MDR
TERMUI T010876 MSH
TERMUI T373002 MSH
TH NLM (1966) MSH
TH NLM (2000) MSH

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

URL to Bookmark: https://ncim-stage.nci.nih.gov/ncimbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI Metathesaurus&code=C0011303

Mainbox Bottom