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Corneal Neovascularization MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Corneal Neovascularization
Tree Number(s)
C11.204.290
C23.550.589.500.435
Unique ID
D016510
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016510
Scope Note
New blood vessels originating from the corneal blood vessels and extending from the limbus into the adjacent CORNEAL STROMA. Neovascularization in the superficial and/or deep corneal stroma is a sequel to numerous inflammatory diseases of the ocular anterior segment, such as TRACHOMA, viral interstitial KERATITIS, microbial KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS, and the immune response elicited by CORNEAL TRANSPLANTATION.
Entry Version
CORNEAL NEOVASC
Entry Term(s)
Corneal Angiogenesis
Previous Indexing
Cornea/blood supply (1978-1991)
Neovascularization (1980-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/02
Revision Date
2019/04/29
Corneal Neovascularization Preferred
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