Descriptor English: Ectopia Lentis
Descriptor Spanish: Desplazamiento del Cristalino
Descriptor ectopia congénita del cristalino
Entry term(s) ectopia del cristalino
ectopia lentis
luxación congénita del cristalino
subluxación congénita del cristalino
Scope note: Desplazamiento congénito del cristalino que se produce por la formación defectuosa de la zónula.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ectopia do Cristalino
Descriptor French: Ectopie du cristallin
Entry term(s): Lentis, Ectopia
Tree number(s): C11.250.300
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Congenital displacement of the lens resulting from defective zonule formation.
Annotation: congen lens dislocation; 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: Eye Diseases (1966-1977)
Lens, Crystalline (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 91
History Note: 91(78)
DeCS ID: 27994
Unique ID: D004479
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Ectopia Lentis - Preferred
Concept UI M0007038
Scope note Congenital displacement of the lens resulting from defective zonule formation.
Preferred term Ectopia Lentis
Entry term(s) Lentis, Ectopia

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