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Aniridia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aniridia
Tree Number(s)
C11.250.060
C11.270.060
C11.941.375.060
C16.131.384.079
C16.320.290.078
Unique ID
D015783
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015783
Annotation
rudimentary iris; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
A congenital abnormality in which there is only a rudimentary iris. This is due to the failure of the optic cup to grow. Aniridia also occurs in a hereditary form, usually autosomal dominant.
Entry Term(s)
Absent Iris
Congenital Aniridia
Irideremia
Previous Indexing
Chromosome Deletion (1975-1989)
Iris/abnormalities (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Aniridia Preferred
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