Descriptor English: Blepharitis
Descriptor Spanish: Blefaritis
Descriptor blefaritis
Scope note: Inflamación de los párpados.
Descriptor Portuguese: Blefarite
Descriptor French: Blépharite
Entry term(s): Blepharitides
Tree number(s): C11.338.133
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Inflammation of the eyelids.
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
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under EYELID DISEASES 1965-90
History Note: 91(65); was see under EYELID DISEASES 1965-90
DeCS ID: 1787
Unique ID: D001762
NLM Classification: WW 205
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Blepharitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0002658
Scope note Inflammation of the eyelids.
Preferred term Blepharitis
Entry term(s) Blepharitides

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