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Optic Nerve Injuries MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Optic Nerve Injuries
Tree Number(s)
C10.292.200.750
C10.292.700.475
C10.900.300.218.550
C11.640.530
C26.915.300.400.650
Unique ID
D020221
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020221
Scope Note
Injuries to the optic nerve induced by a trauma to the face or head. These may occur with closed or penetrating injuries. Relatively minor compression of the superior aspect of orbit may also result in trauma to the optic nerve. Clinical manifestations may include visual loss, PAPILLEDEMA, and an afferent pupillary defect.
Entry Version
OPTIC NERVE INJ
Entry Term(s)
Cranial Nerve II Injuries
Optic Nerve Avulsion
Optic Nerve Contusion
Optic Nerve Transection
Optic Nerve Trauma
Optic Neuropathy, Traumatic
Second Cranial Nerve Injuries
Second Cranial Nerve Trauma
Trauma, Second Cranial Nerve
Previous Indexing
Optic Nerve (1969-1975)
Optic Nerve Diseases (1976-1999)
See Also
Craniocerebral Trauma
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Optic Nerve Injuries Preferred
Optic Nerve Contusion Narrower
Optic Nerve Transection Narrower
Optic Nerve Avulsion Narrower
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