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Orbit Evisceration MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Orbit Evisceration
Tree Number(s)
E04.540.760
Unique ID
D017233
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017233
Annotation
do not confuse with EYE EVISCERATION, "removal of the inner contents of the eye, leaving the sclera intact"
Scope Note
The surgical removal of the contents of the orbit. This includes the eyeball, blood vessels, muscles, fat, nerve supply, and periosteum. It should be differentiated from EYE EVISCERATION which removes the inner contents of the eye, leaving the sclera intact.
Entry Term(s)
Orbital Evisceration
Previous Indexing
Orbit/surgery (1966-1992)
See Also
Eye Evisceration
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Orbit Evisceration Preferred
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