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Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous
Tree Number(s)
C11.250.616
C16.131.384.725
Unique ID
D054514
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054514
Scope Note
A developmental ocular anomaly in which the primary VITREOUS BODY and its surrounding hyaloid vasculature failed to regress. It is usually unilateral and characterized by CATARACT; MICROPHTHALMOS (small eyeballs), and retrolenticular fibrovascular tissue. (from Yanoff: Ophthalmology, 2nd ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Persistent Fetal Vasculature Syndrome
Persistent Hyaloid Artery
Persistent Hyaloid Vasculature
Previous Indexing
Infant, Newborn, Diseases (1966-2007)
Vitreous Body (1966-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous Preferred
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