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Esotropia MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Esotropia
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.562.887.300
C11.590.810.400
Unique ID
D004948
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004948
Annotation
do not confuse with EXOTROPIA, eye turning outward
Scope Note
A form of ocular misalignment characterized by an excessive convergence of the visual axes, resulting in a cross-eye appearance. An example of this condition occurs when paralysis of the lateral rectus muscle causes an abnormal inward deviation of one eye on attempted gaze.
Entry Term(s)
Convergent Strabismus
Cross-Eye
Esodeviation
Esophoria
Intermittent Esotropia
Internal Strabismus
Monocular Esotropia
Primary Esotropia
Secondary Esotropia
Strabismus, Convergent
Strabismus, Internal
NLM Classification #
WW 415
Previous Indexing
Strabismus (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
90; was see under STRABISMUS 1980-89; was see STRABISMUS 1975-79
Online Note
use STRABISMUS to search ESOTROPIA 1975-89
History Note
90(80); was see under STRABISMUS 1980-89; was see STRABISMUS 1975-79
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/22
Revision Date
2019/05/17
Esotropia Preferred
Monocular Esotropia Narrower
Intermittent Esotropia Narrower
Primary Esotropia Narrower
Secondary Esotropia Narrower
Esophoria Narrower
Esodeviation Broader
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