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Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary
Tree Number(s)
C11.204.236
C11.270.162
C16.320.290.162
Unique ID
D003317
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003317
Scope Note
Bilateral hereditary disorders of the cornea, usually autosomal dominant, which may be present at birth but more frequently develop during adolescence and progress slowly throughout life. Central macular dystrophy is transmitted as an autosomal recessive defect.
Entry Term(s)
Corneal Dystrophies
Granular Dystrophy, Corneal
Groenouw's Dystrophies
Macular Dystrophy, Corneal
Stromal Dystrophies, Corneal
Public MeSH Note
90; was CORNEAL DYSTROPHIES 1963-89
Online Note
use CORNEAL DYSTROPHIES, HEREDITARY to search CORNEAL DYSTROPHIES 1966-89
History Note
90; was CORNEAL DYSTROPHIES 1963-89
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/02/28
Corneal Dystrophies, Hereditary Preferred
Groenouw's Dystrophies Narrower
Stromal Dystrophies, Corneal Related
Granular Dystrophy, Corneal Narrower
Macular Dystrophy, Corneal Narrower
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