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Corneal Ulcer MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Corneal Ulcer
Tree Number(s)
C01.375.177
C11.204.564.225
C11.294.177
Unique ID
D003320
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003320
Annotation
a form of keratitis
Scope Note
Loss of epithelial tissue from the surface of the cornea due to progressive erosion and necrosis of the tissue; usually caused by bacterial, fungal, or viral infection.
Entry Term(s)
Keratitis, Ulcerative
NLM Classification #
WW 220
See Also
Canaliculitis
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(64)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Corneal Ulcer Preferred
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