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Descriptor English: Choroideremia
Descriptor Spanish: Coroideremia
Descriptor Portuguese: Coroideremia
Descriptor French: Choroïdérémie
Entry term(s): Choroideremias
Dystrophies, Progressive Tapetochoroidal
Dystrophy, Progressive Tapetochoroidal
Progressive Tapetochoroidal Dystrophies
Progressive Tapetochoroidal Dystrophy
Tapetochoroidal Dystrophies, Progressive
Tapetochoroidal Dystrophy, Progressive
Tree number(s): C11.270.142
C11.941.160.300
C16.320.290.142
C16.320.322.092
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015794
Scope note: An X chromosome-linked abnormality characterized by atrophy of the choroid and degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium causing night blindness.
Annotation: of the eye, not of the choroid plexus: progressive degen in male, nonprogressive in female
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: Choroid (1966-1989)
Eye Diseases (1966-1974)
Uveal Diseases/genetics (1977-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
Related: Night Blindness MeSH
DeCS ID: 24565
Unique ID: D015794
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/25
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Choroideremia - Preferred
Concept UI M0024194
Scope note An X chromosome-linked abnormality characterized by atrophy of the choroid and degeneration of the retinal pigment epithelium causing night blindness.
Preferred term Choroideremia
Entry term(s) Choroideremias
Dystrophies, Progressive Tapetochoroidal
Dystrophy, Progressive Tapetochoroidal
Progressive Tapetochoroidal Dystrophies
Progressive Tapetochoroidal Dystrophy
Tapetochoroidal Dystrophies, Progressive
Tapetochoroidal Dystrophy, Progressive



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