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Uveitis, Anterior MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Uveitis, Anterior
Tree Number(s)
C11.941.879.780.880
Unique ID
D014606
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014606
Annotation
inflammation of both the iris & ciliary body; of iris alone = IRITIS, of ciliary body alone = CILIARY BODY (IM) + UVEITIS, ANTERIOR (IM)
Scope Note
Inflammation of the anterior uvea comprising the iris, angle structures, and the ciliary body. Manifestations of this disorder include ciliary injection, exudation into the anterior chamber, iris changes, and adhesions between the iris and lens (posterior synechiae). Intraocular pressure may be increased or reduced.
Public MeSH Note
86; was IRIDOCYCLITIS 1963-85
History Note
86; was IRIDOCYCLITIS 1963-85
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1990/05/29
Uveitis, Anterior Preferred
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