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Phosphenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phosphenes
Tree Number(s)
F02.830.816.964.500
G11.561.790.964.500
G14.935.500
Unique ID
D010719
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010719
Annotation
do not confuse with PHOSPHINES
Scope Note
A subjective visual sensation with the eyes closed and in the absence of light. Phosphenes can be spontaneous, or induced by chemical, electrical, or mechanical (pressure) stimuli which cause the visual field to light up without optical inputs.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under VISION 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under VISION 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Phosphenes Preferred
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