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Choroideremia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Choroideremia
Tree Number(s)
C11.270.142
C11.941.160.300
C16.320.290.142
C16.320.322.092
Unique ID
D015794
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015794
Annotation
of the eye, not of the choroid plexus: progressive degen in male, nonprogressive in female
Scope Note
An X chromosome-linked abnormality characterized by atrophy of the choroid and degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium causing night blindness.
Entry Term(s)
Progressive Tapetochoroidal Dystrophy
Tapetochoroidal Dystrophy, Progressive
Previous Indexing
Choroid (1966-1989)
Eye Diseases (1966-1974)
Uveal Diseases/genetics (1977-1989)
See Also
Night Blindness
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Choroideremia Preferred
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