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Scotoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


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Scotoma
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.941.811
C11.966.811
C23.888.592.763.941.811
Unique ID
D012607
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012607
Annotation
differentiate from physiol blind spot ( = BLIND SPOT)
Scope Note
A localized defect in the visual field bordered by an area of normal vision. This occurs with a variety of EYE DISEASES (e.g., RETINAL DISEASES and GLAUCOMA); OPTIC NERVE DISEASES, and other conditions.
Entry Term(s)
Scotoma, Altitudinal
Scotoma, Arcuate
Scotoma, Bjerrum
Scotoma, Central
Scotoma, Centrocecal
Scotoma, Paracecal
Scotoma, Paracentral
Scotoma, Peripheral
Scotoma, Ring
Scotoma, Scintillating
Scotoma, Sector
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Scotoma Preferred
Scotoma, Arcuate Narrower
Scotoma, Bjerrum Narrower
Scotoma, Central Narrower
Scotoma, Sector Narrower
Scotoma, Paracecal Narrower
Scotoma, Paracentral Narrower
Scotoma, Peripheral Narrower
Scotoma, Ring Narrower
Scotoma, Scintillating Narrower
Scotoma, Altitudinal Narrower
Scotoma, Centrocecal Narrower
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