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Endophthalmitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Endophthalmitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.375.265
C11.294.265
Unique ID
D009877
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009877
Annotation
restrict to endophthalmitis as a specific disease entity, not as a coordinate for inflammation of specific internal parts of the eye: these are available as -ITIS terms; ophthalmitis goes here; PANOPHTHALMITIS is also available: inflammation of all structures of the eye; EGYPTIAN OPHTHALMIA see TRACHOMA is also available
Scope Note
Suppurative inflammation of the tissues of the internal structures of the eye frequently associated with an infection.
Entry Term(s)
Infectious Endophthalmitis
Ophthalmia
NLM Classification #
WW 212
See Also
Panophthalmitis
Public MeSH Note
90; was OPHTHALMIA 1966-89
Online Note
use ENDOPHTHALMITIS to search OPHTHALMIA 1966-89
History Note
90; was OPHTHALMIA 1966-89
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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