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Retinitis Pigmentosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Tree Number(s)
C11.270.684
C11.768.585.658.500
C16.320.290.684
Unique ID
D012174
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012174
Annotation
note entry term ROD CONE DYSTROPHIES: CONE-ROD DYSTROPHIES is also available
Scope Note
Hereditary, progressive degeneration of the retina due to death of ROD PHOTORECEPTORS initially and subsequent death of CONE PHOTORECEPTORS. It is characterized by deposition of pigment in the retina.
Entry Term(s)
Pigmentary Retinopathy
Tapetoretinal Degeneration
NLM Classification #
WW 270
See Also
Tangier Disease
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Retinitis Pigmentosa Preferred
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