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Descriptor English: Aniridia
Descriptor Spanish: Aniridia
Descriptor Portuguese: Aniridia
Descriptor French: Aniridie
Entry term(s): Absent Iris
Congenital Aniridia
Irideremia
Tree number(s): C11.250.060
C11.270.060
C11.941.375.060
C16.131.384.079
C16.320.290.078
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015783
Scope note: A congenital abnormality in which there is only a rudimentary iris. This is due to the failure of the optic cup to grow. Aniridia also occurs in a hereditary form, usually autosomal dominant.
Annotation: rudimentary iris; do not use /congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
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: Chromosome Deletion (1975-1989)
Iris/abnormalities (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
DeCS ID: 24520
Unique ID: D015783
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/25
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Aniridia - Preferred
Concept UI M0024176
Scope note A congenital abnormality in which there is only a rudimentary iris. This is due to the failure of the optic cup to grow. Aniridia also occurs in a hereditary form, usually autosomal dominant.
Preferred term Aniridia
Entry term(s) Absent Iris
Congenital Aniridia
Irideremia



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