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Mydriasis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mydriasis
Tree Number(s)
C11.710.570
Unique ID
D015878
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015878
Annotation
pathol dilation of the pupils; do not use for state after admin of mydriatics ( = PUPIL /‌drug eff) but MYDRIATICS is available
Scope Note
Dilation of pupils to greater than 6 mm combined with failure of the pupils to constrict when stimulated with light. This condition may occur due to injury of the pupillary fibers in the oculomotor nerve, in acute angle-closure glaucoma, and in ADIE SYNDROME.
NLM Classification #
WW 240
Previous Indexing
Pupil (1967-1989)
See Also
Mydriatics
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/09/06
Revision Date
1999/11/09
Mydriasis Preferred
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