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Esotropia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Esotropia
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.562.887.300
C11.590.810.400
Unique ID
D004948
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004948
Annotation
do not confuse with EXOTROPIA, eye turning outward
Scope Note
A form of ocular misalignment characterized by an excessive convergence of the visual axes, resulting in a "cross-eye" appearance. An example of this condition occurs when paralysis of the lateral rectus muscle causes an abnormal inward deviation of one eye on attempted gaze.
Entry Term(s)
Convergent Strabismus
Cross-Eye
Esodeviation
Esophoria
Intermittent Esotropia
Internal Strabismus
Monocular Esotropia
Primary Esotropia
Secondary Esotropia
Strabismus, Convergent
Strabismus, Internal
NLM Classification #
WW 415
Previous Indexing
Strabismus (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
90; was see under STRABISMUS 1980-89; was see STRABISMUS 1975-79
Online Note
use STRABISMUS to search ESOTROPIA 1975-89
History Note
90(80); was see under STRABISMUS 1980-89; was see STRABISMUS 1975-79
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/05/22
Revision Date
2019/05/17
Esotropia Preferred
Esodeviation Broader
Secondary Esotropia Narrower
Monocular Esotropia Narrower
Primary Esotropia Narrower
Esophoria Narrower
Intermittent Esotropia Narrower
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