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Descriptor English:   Multiple Organ Failure 
Descriptor Spanish:   Insuficiencia Multiorgánica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Insuficiência de Múltiplos Órgãos 
Synonyms English:   Failure, Multiple Organ
Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome
Multiple Organ Failures
Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, Multiple
Organ Failure, Multiple  
Tree Number:   C23.550.835.525
Definition English:   A progressive condition usually characterized by combined failure of several organs such as the lungs, liver, kidney, along with some clotting mechanisms, usually postinjury or postoperative. 
See Related English:   Organ Dysfunction Scores
History Note English:   83 
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:   9294 
Unique Identifier:   D009102 

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