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Orbital Cellulitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Orbital Cellulitis
Tree Number(s)
C11.675.387
C17.300.185.500
Unique ID
D054517
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054517
Scope Note
Inflammation of the loose connective tissues around the ORBIT, bony structure around the eyeball. It is characterized by PAIN; EDEMA of the CONJUNCTIVA; swelling of the EYELIDS; EXOPHTHALMOS; limited eye movement; and loss of vision.
Entry Term(s)
Cellulitis, Orbital
Peri-Orbital Cellulitis
Periorbital Cellulitis
Previous Indexing
Cellulitis (1967-2007)
Orbit (1967-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2023/04/05
Orbital Cellulitis Preferred
Periorbital Cellulitis Related
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