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Stargardt Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Stargardt Disease
Tree Number(s)
C11.270.872
C11.768.585.439.339
C16.320.290.724
Unique ID
D000080362
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080362
Scope Note
A juvenile-onset macular dystrophy characterized by progressive loss of VISUAL ACUITY with normal acuity in peripheral VISUAL FIELDS. Other associated clinical features may include LIPOFUSCIN fundus autofluorescence, atrophy of the RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIUM, loss of color vision, PHOTOPHOBIA and PARACENTRAL SCOTOMA. Germline mutations in the ABCA4 gene have been identified in recessive and dominant diseases.
Entry Term(s)
Fundus Flavimaculatus
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Macular Degeneration, Juvenile
Macular Dystrophy With Flecks, Type 1
Stargardt Disease 1
Stargardt Macular Degeneration
Public MeSH Note
2020; STARGARDT DISEASE was indexed under MACULAR DEGENERATION 2010-2019
History Note
2020(2010)
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2019/04/29
Stargardt Disease Preferred
Stargardt Disease 1 Narrower
Juvenile Macular Degeneration Narrower
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