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Retinal Drusen MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Retinal Drusen
Tree Number(s)
C11.768.585.585
Unique ID
D015593
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015593
Annotation
colloid or hyalin bodies under retinal pigment; do not confuse with OPTIC DISK DRUSEN, hyalin bodies in optic nerve
Scope Note
Colloid or hyaline bodies lying beneath the retinal pigment epithelium. They may occur either secondary to changes in the choroid that affect the pigment epithelium or as an autosomal dominant disorder of the retinal pigment epithelium.
Entry Term(s)
Drusen, Retinal
Previous Indexing
Hyalin Substance (1966-1989)
Macular Degeneration (1975-1989)
Pigment Epithelium of Eye (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
1993/06/02
Retinal Drusen Preferred
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