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Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.534.500.450
C10.668.491.175.500.450
C16.320.577.450
Unique ID
D039141
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D039141
Annotation
/vet: coord with MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, ANIMAL
Scope Note
An autosomal dominant hereditary disease that presents in late in life and is characterized by DYSPHAGIA and progressive ptosis of the eyelids. Mutations in the gene for POLY(A)-BINDING PROTEIN II have been associated with oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy.
Entry Term(s)
Oculopharyngeal Dystrophy
Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy
Progressive Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Type
Previous Indexing
Muscular Dystrophies (1969-2002)
See Also
Poly(A)-Binding Protein II
Public MeSH Note
2003; see MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES 2001-2002
History Note
2003; use MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES 2001-2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Muscular Dystrophy, Oculopharyngeal Preferred
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