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Keratoconus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Keratoconus
Tree Number(s)
C11.204.627
Unique ID
D007640
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007640
Annotation
cone-shaped protrusion of cornea
Scope Note
A noninflammatory, usually bilateral protrusion and thinning of the CORNEA, the apex being displaced downward and nasally. It occurs most commonly in females at about puberty. Two closely related noninflammatory corneal ectasias are pellucid marginal degeneration and keratoglobus.
Entry Term(s)
Keratoglobus
Pellucid Marginal Corneal Degeneration
Pellucid Marginal Degeneration
NLM Classification #
WW 220
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/07/08
Keratoconus Preferred
Keratoglobus Related
Pellucid Marginal Degeneration Related
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