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White Dot Syndromes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
White Dot Syndromes
Tree Number(s)
C11.941.879.780.900.650
Unique ID
D000080363
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080363
Scope Note
A group of idiopathic multifocal posterior uveitis syndromes involving the CHOROID; RETINAL PIGMENT EPITHELIUM; and RETINA. They are characterized by multiple lesions of hypoautofluorescent dots in the FUNDUS OCULI and reduced VISUAL ACUITY. Several entities including BIRDSHOT CHORIORETINOPATHY are HLA-A ANTIGENS serotype A29 positive.
Entry Term(s)
APMPPE
Acute Idiopathic Blind Spot Enlargement Syndrome
Acute Macular Neuroretinopathy
Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy
Diffuse Subretinal Fibrosis Uveitis
MEWDS
Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome
Punctate Inner Choroidopathy
Serpiginous Choroiditis
Serpiginous Choroidopathy
Previous Indexing
Retinal Diseases (1992-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2020/02/06
White Dot Syndromes Preferred
Acute Idiopathic Blind Spot Enlargement Syndrome Narrower
Punctate Inner Choroidopathy Narrower
Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome Narrower
Acute Macular Neuroretinopathy Broader
Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy Narrower
Diffuse Subretinal Fibrosis Uveitis Narrower
Serpiginous Choroiditis Narrower
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