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Vitreoretinopathy, Proliferative MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vitreoretinopathy, Proliferative
Tree Number(s)
C11.768.890
Unique ID
D018630
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018630
Scope Note
Vitreoretinal membrane shrinkage or contraction secondary to the proliferation of primarily retinal pigment epithelial cells and glial cells, particularly fibrous astrocytes, followed by membrane formation. The formation of fibrillar collagen and cellular proliferation appear to be the basis for the contractile properties of the epiretinal and vitreous membranes.
Entry Term(s)
Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
Vitreoretinopathy Neovascular Inflammatory
Previous Indexing
Eye Diseases (1981-1994)
Retinal Diseases (1983-1994)
Vitreous Body (1981-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/02/28
Revision Date
2015/06/25
Vitreoretinopathy, Proliferative Preferred
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