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Eye Evisceration MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Eye Evisceration
Tree Number(s)
E04.540.431
Unique ID
D017234
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017234
Annotation
do not confuse with EYE ENUCLEATION ("removal of eyeball leaving eye muscle & remaining orbital contents intact") or ORBIT EVISCERATION ("removal of contents of orbit, including eyeball, blood vessels, muscles, fat, nerve supply & periosteum")
Scope Note
The surgical removal of the inner contents of the eye, leaving the sclera intact. It should be differentiated from ORBIT EVISCERATION which removes the entire contents of the orbit, including eyeball, blood vessels, muscles, fat, nerve supply, and periosteum.
Previous Indexing
Eye Enucleation (1989-1992)
Eye/surgery (1966-1988)
See Also
Eye Enucleation
Orbit Evisceration
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/08
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Eye Evisceration Preferred
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