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Aphakia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Aphakia
Tree Number(s)
C11.510.103
Unique ID
D001035
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001035
Annotation
absence of lens from any cause (congen, inj, dis); /‌congen permitted; after cataract extract = APHAKIA, POSTCATARACT; "aphakic eye" is probably APHAKIA, POSTCATARACT but PSEUDOPHAKIA is available for the postcataract eye fitted with an intraocular lens
Scope Note
Absence of crystalline lens totally or partially from field of vision, from any cause except after cataract extraction. Aphakia is mainly congenital or as result of LENS DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION.
Entry Term(s)
Aphakic Eye
Aphakic Eye, Post-traumatic
Aphakic Eye, Traumatic
NLM Classification #
WW 260
Previous Indexing
Lens, Crystalline (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/11
Revision Date
2020/02/06
Aphakia Preferred
Aphakic Eye, Traumatic Narrower
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