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Retinal Detachment MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Retinal Detachment
Tree Number(s)
C11.768.648
Unique ID
D012163
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012163
Annotation
/surg: consider also SCLERAL BUCKLING
Scope Note
Separation of the inner layers of the retina (neural retina) from the pigment epithelium. Retinal detachment occurs more commonly in men than in women, in eyes with degenerative myopia, in aging and in aphakia. It may occur after an uncomplicated cataract extraction, but it is seen more often if vitreous humor has been lost during surgery. (Dorland, 27th ed; Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p310-12).
Entry Term(s)
Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachment
NLM Classification #
WW 270
See Also
Retinoschisis
Scleral Buckling
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Retinal Detachment Preferred
Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachment Narrower
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