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Blindness MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Blindness
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.941.162
C11.966.075
C23.888.592.763.941.162
Unique ID
D001766
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001766
Scope Note
The inability to see or the loss or absence of perception of visual stimuli. This condition may be the result of EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; OPTIC CHIASM diseases; or BRAIN DISEASES affecting the VISUAL PATHWAYS or OCCIPITAL LOBE.
Entry Term(s)
Amaurosis
Bilateral Blindness
Blindness, Acquired
Blindness, Bilateral
Blindness, Complete
Blindness, Hysterical
Blindness, Legal
Blindness, Monocular
Blindness, Transient
Blindness, Unilateral
Sudden Visual Loss
Unilateral Blindness
See Also
Sensory Aids
Vision, Low
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Blindness Preferred
Blindness, Hysterical Narrower
Blindness, Transient Narrower
Blindness, Acquired Narrower
Blindness, Monocular Narrower
Sudden Visual Loss Narrower
Blindness, Bilateral Narrower
Amaurosis Related
Blindness, Unilateral Narrower
Blindness, Legal Narrower
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