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Strabismus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Strabismus
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.562.887
C11.590.810
Unique ID
D013285
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013285
Scope Note
Misalignment of the visual axes of the eyes. In comitant strabismus the degree of ocular misalignment does not vary with the direction of gaze. In noncomitant strabismus the degree of misalignment varies depending on direction of gaze or which eye is fixating on the target. (Miller, Walsh & Hoyt's Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology, 4th ed, p641)
Entry Term(s)
Concomitant Strabismus
Convergent Comitant Strabismus
Dissociated Horizontal Deviation
Dissociated Vertical Deviation
Heterophoria
Heterotropias
Hypertropia
Mechanical Strabismus
Non-Concomitant Strabismus
Nonconcomitant Strabismus
Phorias
Squint
Strabismus, Comitant
Strabismus, Noncomitant
NLM Classification #
WW 415
See Also
Orthoptics
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/04/13
Strabismus Preferred
Convergent Comitant Strabismus Narrower
Hypertropia Narrower
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Strabismus, Comitant Narrower
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Dissociated Horizontal Deviation Narrower
Heterophoria Narrower
Dissociated Vertical Deviation Narrower
Mechanical Strabismus Narrower
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