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Ophthalmia Neonatorum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ophthalmia Neonatorum
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.289.225.625
C01.150.252.400.625.774
C01.375.354.220.625
C11.187.183.220.538
C11.294.354.220.625
C16.614.677
Unique ID
D009878
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009878
Annotation
bact conjunctivitis; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
Acute conjunctival inflammation in the newborn, usually caused by maternal gonococcal infection. The causative agent is NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE. The baby's eyes are contaminated during passage through the birth canal.
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Ophthalmia Neonatorum Preferred
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