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Retinal Perforations MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Retinal Perforations
Tree Number(s)
C11.768.740
Unique ID
D012167
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012167
Scope Note
Perforations through the whole thickness of the retina including the macula as the result of inflammation, trauma, degeneration, etc. The concept includes retinal breaks, tears, dialyses, and holes.
Entry Term(s)
Macular Holes
Retinal Breaks
Retinal Dialyses
Retinal Holes
Retinal Tears
NLM Classification #
WW 270
Previous Indexing
Retinal Detachment (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note
84; RETINAL TEARS was see RETINAL DETACHMENT 1977-83
Online Note
use RETINAL DETACHMENT to search RETINAL TEARS 1977-83
History Note
84; RETINAL TEARS was see RETINAL DETACHMENT 1977-83
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/03/11
Revision Date
2016/06/02
Retinal Perforations Preferred
Macular Holes Related
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