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Lens Subluxation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lens Subluxation
Tree Number(s)
C11.510.598
Unique ID
D007906
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007906
Annotation
spontaneous or traumatic; luxation = total disloc, subluxation = partial disloc
Scope Note
Incomplete rupture of the zonule with the displaced lens remaining behind the pupil. In dislocation, or complete rupture, the lens is displaced forward into the anterior chamber or backward into the vitreous body. When congenital, this condition is known as ECTOPIA LENTIS.
Entry Term(s)
Lens Dislocation
Lens Dislocation and Subluxation
Previous Indexing
Eye Diseases (1966-1977)
Eye Injuries (1966-1977)
Lens, Crystalline (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
90; was LENS DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION 1978-89
Online Note
use LENS SUBLUXATION to search LENS DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION 1978-89
History Note
90; was LENS DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION 1978-89
Entry Combination
congenital:Ectopia Lentis
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/11
Revision Date
1992/03/25
Lens Subluxation Preferred
Lens Dislocation Related
Lens Dislocation and Subluxation Broader
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