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Uveitis, Posterior MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Uveitis, Posterior
Tree Number(s)
C11.941.879.780.900
Unique ID
D015866
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015866
Annotation
inflammation of the choroid, retina & vitreous body; of choroid alone = CHOROIDITIS; of choroid + retina = CHORIORETINITIS; of vitreous body alone = VITREOUS BODY (IM) + EYE DISEASES (NIM)
Scope Note
Inflammation of the choroid as well as the retina and vitreous body. Some form of visual disturbance is usually present. The most important characteristics of posterior uveitis are vitreous opacities, choroiditis, and chorioretinitis.
Previous Indexing
Uveitis (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
1990/05/29
Uveitis, Posterior Preferred
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