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Keratitis, Herpetic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Keratitis, Herpetic
Tree Number(s)
C01.375.725.465
C01.925.256.466.382.465
C01.925.325.465
C11.204.564.425
C11.294.800.475
Unique ID
D016849
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016849
Annotation
herpes simplex of the cornea
Scope Note
A superficial, epithelial Herpesvirus hominis infection of the cornea, characterized by the presence of small vesicles which may break down and coalesce to form dendritic ulcers (KERATITIS, DENDRITIC). (Dictionary of Visual Science, 3d ed)
Entry Term(s)
Herpes Simplex Keratitis
Herpes Simplex, Ocular
Ocular Herpes Simplex
Previous Indexing
Keratitis, Dendritic (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92; HERPES SIMPLEX, OCULAR was see KERATITIS, DENDRITIC 1963-91; OCULAR HERPES SIMPLEX was see KERATITIS, DENDRITIC 1990-91
Online Note
use KERATITIS, DENDRITIC to search HERPES SIMPLEX, OCULAR 1966-91 & OCULAR HERPES SIMPLEX 1990-91
History Note
92; HERPES SIMPLEX, OCULAR was see KERATITIS, DENDRITIC 1963-91; OCULAR HERPES SIMPLEX was see KERATITIS, DENDRITIC 1990-91
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/02
Revision Date
2019/06/17
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