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Descriptor English: Aphakia
Descriptor Spanish: Afaquia
Descriptor afaquia
Entry term(s) afaquia postraumática
afaquia traumática
ojo afáquico
Scope note: Ausencia, total o parcial del cristalino en el campo visual. Producida por cualquier causa excepto por la extracción de una catarata. La afaquia es fundamentalmente congénita o es el resultado de una luxación o SUBLUXACIÓN DEL CRISTALINO.
Descriptor Portuguese: Afacia
Descriptor French: Aphakie
Entry term(s): Aphakias
Aphakic Eye
Aphakic Eye, Post traumatic
Aphakic Eye, Post-traumatic
Aphakic Eye, Traumatic
Aphakic Eyes
Aphakic Eyes, Post-traumatic
Eye, Aphakic
Eye, Traumatic Aphakic
Post-traumatic Aphakic Eye
Post-traumatic Aphakic Eyes
Traumatic Aphakic Eye
Traumatic Aphakic Eyes
Tree number(s): C11.510.103
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001035
Scope note: Absence of crystalline lens totally or partially from field of vision, from any cause except after cataract extraction. Aphakia is mainly congenital or as result of LENS DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION.
Annotation: absence of lens from any cause (congen, inj, dis); /congen permitted; after cataract extract = APHAKIA, POSTCATARACT; "aphakic eye" is probably APHAKIA, POSTCATARACT but PSEUDOPHAKIA is available for the postcataract eye fitted with an intraocular lens
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Lens, Crystalline (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 1041
Unique ID: D001035
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/11
Revision Date: 2020/02/06
Aphakia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001569
Scope note Absence of crystalline lens totally or partially from field of vision, from any cause except after cataract extraction. Aphakia is mainly congenital or as result of LENS DISLOCATION AND SUBLUXATION.
Preferred term Aphakia
Entry term(s) Aphakias
Aphakic Eye
Aphakic Eyes
Eye, Aphakic
Aphakic Eye, Traumatic - Narrower
Concept UI M000675878
Preferred term Aphakic Eye, Traumatic
Entry term(s) Aphakic Eye, Post traumatic
Aphakic Eye, Post-traumatic
Aphakic Eyes, Post-traumatic
Eye, Traumatic Aphakic
Post-traumatic Aphakic Eye
Post-traumatic Aphakic Eyes
Traumatic Aphakic Eye
Traumatic Aphakic Eyes



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