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Optic Atrophies, Hereditary MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Optic Atrophies, Hereditary
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.700.225.500
C10.574.500.662
C11.270.564
C11.640.451.451
C16.320.290.564
C16.320.400.630
Unique ID
D015418
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015418
Scope Note
Hereditary conditions that feature progressive visual loss in association with optic atrophy. Relatively common forms include autosomal dominant optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT) and Leber hereditary optic atrophy (OPTIC ATROPHY, HEREDITARY, LEBER).
Entry Term(s)
Hereditary Optic Atrophy
Optic Atrophy, Hereditary
Previous Indexing
Optic Atrophy/genetics (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note
2000; see OPTIC ATROPHY, HEREDITARY 1991-1999, see NEUROPATHIES, HEREDITARY MOTOR AND SENSORY 1989-1990
History Note
2000(1989)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/07
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Optic Atrophies, Hereditary Preferred
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