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Retinopathy of Prematurity
MeSH HeadingRetinopathy of Prematurity
Tree NumberC11.768.836
Tree NumberC16.614.521.731
Annotationdo not use / congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES; caused by oxygen ther of premature inf but for this etiol, do not use / chem ind: use / etiol if this etiol is discussed at all (& then probably NIM): TN 167
Scope NoteA bilateral retinopathy occurring in premature infants treated with excessively high concentrations of oxygen, characterized by vascular dilatation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment, with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass that can be seen as a dense retrolental membrane. Usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia, and blindness may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry TermRetrolental Fibroplasia
Allowable QualifiersBL CF CI CL CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SU TH UR US VE VI
Online Noteuse RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY to search RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA 1966-86
History Note87; was RETROLENTAL FIBROPLASIA 1963-86
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD012178


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Eye Diseases [C11]
   Retinal Diseases [C11.768]
Angioid Streaks [C11.768.094]
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy [C11.768.175]
Diabetic Retinopathy [C11.768.257]
Epiretinal Membrane [C11.768.328]
Hypertensive Retinopathy [C11.768.346]
Leber Congenital Amaurosis [C11.768.364]
Retinal Artery Occlusion [C11.768.400]  +
Retinal Degeneration [C11.768.585]  +
Retinal Detachment [C11.768.648]
Retinal Dysplasia [C11.768.660]
Retinal Hemorrhage [C11.768.710]
Retinal Neoplasms [C11.768.717]  +
Retinal Neovascularization [C11.768.725]
Retinal Perforations [C11.768.740]
Retinal Telangiectasis [C11.768.748]
Retinal Vasculitis [C11.768.757]
Retinal Vein Occlusion [C11.768.760]
Retinitis [C11.768.773]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeRetinopathy of Prematurity [C11.768.836]
Vitreoretinopathy, Proliferative [C11.768.890]

 
Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities [C16]
   Infant, Newborn, Diseases [C16.614]
      Infant, Premature, Diseases [C16.614.521]
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia [C16.614.521.125]
Leukomalacia, Periventricular [C16.614.521.450]
Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Newborn [C16.614.521.563]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeRetinopathy of Prematurity [C16.614.521.731]

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