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Descriptor English: Mydriasis
Descriptor Spanish: Midriasis
Descriptor midriasis
Scope note: Dilatación mayor de 6 mm de las pupilas que se combina con un defecto pupilar para contraerse cuando son estimuladas por la luz. Esta afección puede producirse por lesiones de las fibras pupilares del nervio oculomotor, en el glaucoma agudo de ángulo cerrado y en el SÍNDROME DE ADIE.
Descriptor Portuguese: Midríase
Descriptor French: Mydriase
Tree number(s): C11.710.570
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015878
Scope note: Dilation of pupils to greater than 6 mm combined with failure of the pupils to constrict when stimulated with light. This condition may occur due to injury of the pupillary fibers in the oculomotor nerve, in acute angle-closure glaucoma, and in ADIE SYNDROME.
Annotation: pathol dilation of the pupils; do not use for state after admin of mydriatics ( = PUPIL /drug eff) but MYDRIATICS is available
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: Pupil (1967-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
Related: Mydriatics MeSH
DeCS ID: 24792
Unique ID: D015878
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/09/06
Revision Date: 1999/11/09
Mydriasis - Preferred
Concept UI M0024307
Scope note Dilation of pupils to greater than 6 mm combined with failure of the pupils to constrict when stimulated with light. This condition may occur due to injury of the pupillary fibers in the oculomotor nerve, in acute angle-closure glaucoma, and in ADIE SYNDROME.
Preferred term Mydriasis



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