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Toxoplasmosis, Ocular MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Toxoplasmosis, Ocular
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.300.781
C01.610.752.250.800.640
C11.294.725.781
Unique ID
D014126
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014126
Annotation
/congen permitted: do not coord with TOXOPLASMOSIS, CONGENITAL
Scope Note
Infection caused by the protozoan parasite TOXOPLASMA in which there is extensive connective tissue proliferation, the retina surrounding the lesions remains normal, and the ocular media remain clear. Chorioretinitis may be associated with all forms of toxoplasmosis, but is usually a late sequel of congenital toxoplasmosis. The severe ocular lesions in infants may lead to blindness.
Entry Term(s)
Ocular Toxoplasmosis
NLM Classification #
WW 160
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Toxoplasmosis, Ocular Preferred
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