Chronic Disease D002908

Description

Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed). For epidemiological studies chronic disease often includes HEART DISEASES; STROKE; CANCER; and diabetes (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 2).   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (27)

Brain Damage, Chronic
 

Candidiasis, Chronic Mucocutaneous
1 approved drug

Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury, Chronic
1 approved drug

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
2 approved drugs

Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder
115 drugs (69 approved, 46 experimental)

Chronic Limb-Threatening Ischemia
69 drugs (25 approved, 44 experimental)

Chronic Periodontitis
78 drugs (32 approved, 46 experimental)

Chronic Urticaria
39 drugs (22 approved, 17 experimental)

Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic
58 drugs (35 approved, 23 experimental)

Granulomatous Disease, Chronic
39 drugs (26 approved, 13 experimental)

Hematoma, Subdural, Chronic
16 drugs (15 approved, 1 experimental)

Hepatitis, Chronic
21 drugs (13 approved, 8 experimental)

Jaundice, Chronic Idiopathic
 

Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell
561 drugs (206 approved, 355 experimental)

Leukemia, Myelogenous, Chronic, BCR-ABL Positive
245 drugs (127 approved, 118 experimental)

Leukemia, Myeloid, Chronic, Atypical, BCR-ABL Negative
128 drugs (99 approved, 29 experimental)

Leukemia, Myelomonocytic, Chronic
199 drugs (113 approved, 86 experimental)

Leukemia, Neutrophilic, Chronic
34 drugs (29 approved, 5 experimental)

Multiple Chronic Conditions
 

Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Progressive
61 drugs (31 approved, 30 experimental)

Ophthalmoplegia, Chronic Progressive External
1 approved drug

Pancreatitis, Chronic
32 drugs (18 approved, 14 experimental)

Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating
29 drugs (20 approved, 9 experimental)

Post-Lyme Disease Syndrome
 

Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
443 drugs (194 approved, 249 experimental)

Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
390 drugs (213 approved, 177 experimental)

Wasting Disease, Chronic
9 drugs (2 approved, 7 experimental)


Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (4)


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