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Descriptor English: Vision Disorders
Descriptor Spanish: Trastornos de la Visión
Descriptor Portuguese: Transtornos da Visão
Descriptor French: Troubles de la vision
Entry term(s): Blindness, Day
Day Blindness
Disabilities, Vision
Disability, Vision
Disorder, Visual
Disorders, Visual
Hemeralopia
Hemeralopias
Impairment, Visual
Impairments, Visual
Macropsia
Macropsias
Metamorphopsia
Metamorphopsias
Micropsia
Micropsias
Vision Disabilities
Vision Disability
Vision Disorder
Visual Disorder
Visual Disorders
Visual Impairment
Visual Impairments
Tree number(s): C10.597.751.941
C11.966
C23.888.592.763.941
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014786
Scope note: Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132).
Annotation: general or unspecified: prefer specifics; / diag: consider also DlAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES, OPHTHALMOLOGICAL
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: Vision (1966)
Public MeSH Note: 1967; for HEMERALOPIA see HEMERALOPIA 1963-1989
History Note: 1967
Entry Version: VISION DIS
Related: Visually Impaired Persons MeSH
DeCS ID: 15187
Unique ID: D014786
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Vision Disorders - Preferred
Concept UI M0022771
Scope note Visual impairments limiting one or more of the basic functions of the eye: visual acuity, dark adaptation, color vision, or peripheral vision. These may result from EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; VISUAL PATHWAY diseases; OCCIPITAL LOBE diseases; OCULAR MOTILITY DISORDERS; and other conditions (From Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p132).
Preferred term Vision Disorders
Entry term(s) Disorder, Visual
Disorders, Visual
Vision Disorder
Visual Disorder
Visual Disorders
Macropsia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336699
Preferred term Macropsia
Entry term(s) Macropsias
Visual Impairment - Narrower
Concept UI M0561032
Scope note Limitation in visual functions.
Preferred term Visual Impairment
Entry term(s) Impairment, Visual
Impairments, Visual
Visual Impairments
Micropsia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336701
Preferred term Micropsia
Entry term(s) Micropsias
Vision Disability - Narrower
Concept UI M0560798
Preferred term Vision Disability
Entry term(s) Disabilities, Vision
Disability, Vision
Vision Disabilities
Hemeralopia - Narrower
Concept UI M0022770
Preferred term Hemeralopia
Entry term(s) Blindness, Day
Day Blindness
Hemeralopias
Metamorphopsia - Narrower
Concept UI M0336700
Preferred term Metamorphopsia
Entry term(s) Metamorphopsias



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