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Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
Tree Number(s)
C01.375.725.450
C01.925.256.466.930.750.466
C01.925.325.450
C11.294.800.450
Unique ID
D006563
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006563
Annotation
caused by human herpesvirus 3 (OCULAR HERPES ZOSTER VIRUS see HERPESVIRUS 3, HUMAN)
Scope Note
Virus infection of the Gasserian ganglion and its nerve branches characterized by pain and vesicular eruptions with much swelling. Ocular involvement is usually heralded by a vesicle on the tip of the nose. This area is innervated by the nasociliary nerve.
Entry Term(s)
Herpes Zoster, Ocular
NLM Classification #
WW 160
Public MeSH Note
90; was HERPES ZOSTER, OCULAR 1963-89
Online Note
use HERPES ZOSTER OPHTHALMICUS to search HERPES ZOSTER, OCULAR 1966-89
History Note
90; was HERPES ZOSTER, OCULAR 1963-89
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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