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Acanthamoeba Keratitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Tree Number(s)
C01.610.300.125
C01.610.752.049.203
C11.204.564.112
C11.294.725.125
Unique ID
D015823
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015823
Annotation
note category: a corneal dis: do not confuse with KERATOACANTHOMA, a skin dis
Scope Note
Infection of the cornea by an ameboid protozoan which may cause corneal ulceration leading to blindness.
Entry Term(s)
Keratitis, Acanthamoeba
Previous Indexing
Amebiasis (1975-1989)
Keratitis (1975-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Acanthamoeba Keratitis Preferred
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