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Eye Infections, Fungal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Eye Infections, Fungal
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.703.320
C01.375.450
C11.294.450
Unique ID
D015821
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015821
Annotation
coordinate with specific fungal disease
Scope Note
Infection by a variety of fungi, usually through four possible mechanisms: superficial infection producing conjunctivitis, keratitis, or lacrimal obstruction; extension of infection from neighboring structures - skin, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx; direct introduction during surgery or accidental penetrating trauma; or via the blood or lymphatic routes in patients with underlying mycoses.
Entry Version
EYE INFECT FUNGAL
Entry Term(s)
Fungal Eye Infections
Mycosis, Ocular
Mycotic Infections, Ocular
Ocular Infections, Fungal
Oculomycosis
Previous Indexing
Eye Diseases (1966-1989)
specific fungal infection (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/09/06
Revision Date
2019/06/18
Eye Infections, Fungal Preferred
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