Search
Descriptor English: Blindness
Descriptor Spanish: Ceguera
Descriptor ceguera
Entry term(s) amaurosis
ceguera adquirida
ceguera bilateral
ceguera completa
ceguera legal
ceguera monocular
ceguera total
ceguera transitoria
ceguera unilateral
pérdida súbita de la visión
Scope note: Incapacidad para ver o pérdida o ausencia de la percepción de los estímulos visuales. Esta afección puede ser el resultado de ENFERMEDADES OCULARES, ENFERMEDADES DEL NERVIO ÓPTICO, enfermedades del QUIASMA ÓPTICO o ENFERMEDADES CEREBRALES que afecten a las VÍAS VISUALES o al LÓBULO OCCIPITAL.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cegueira
Descriptor French: Cécité
Entry term(s): Acquired Blindness
Amauroses
Amaurosis
Bilateral Blindness
Bilateral Blindnesses
Blindness Bilateral
Blindness, Acquired
Blindness, Bilateral
Blindness, Complete
Blindness, Hysterical
Blindness, Legal
Blindness, Monocular
Blindness, Transient
Blindness, Unilateral
Complete Blindness
Hysterical Blindness
Legal Blindness
Monocular Blindness
Sudden Visual Loss
Sudden Visual Losses
Sudden, Visual Loss
Transient Blindness
Transient, Blindness
Unilateral Blindness
Unilateral, Blindness
Visual Loss, Sudden
Tree number(s): C10.597.751.941.162
C11.966.075
C23.888.592.763.941.162
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001766
Scope note: The inability to see or the loss or absence of perception of visual stimuli. This condition may be the result of EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; OPTIC CHIASM diseases; or BRAIN DISEASES affecting the VISUAL PATHWAYS or OCCIPITAL LOBE.
Annotation: for Braille coordinate with SENSORY AIDS + READING
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
Related: Sensory Aids MeSH
Vision, Low MeSH
DeCS ID: 28259
Unique ID: D001766
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Blindness - Preferred
Concept UI M0002662
Scope note The inability to see or the loss or absence of perception of visual stimuli. This condition may be the result of EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; OPTIC CHIASM diseases; or BRAIN DISEASES affecting the VISUAL PATHWAYS or OCCIPITAL LOBE.
Preferred term Blindness
Blindness, Acquired - Narrower
Concept UI M0336554
Preferred term Blindness, Acquired
Entry term(s) Acquired Blindness
Blindness, Monocular - Narrower
Concept UI M0336553
Preferred term Blindness, Monocular
Entry term(s) Monocular Blindness
Blindness, Hysterical - Narrower
Concept UI M0336556
Preferred term Blindness, Hysterical
Entry term(s) Hysterical Blindness
Blindness, Transient - Narrower
Concept UI M0336559
Preferred term Blindness, Transient
Entry term(s) Transient Blindness
Transient, Blindness
Blindness, Legal - Narrower
Concept UI M0336552
Preferred term Blindness, Legal
Entry term(s) Legal Blindness
Amaurosis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002663
Preferred term Amaurosis
Entry term(s) Amauroses
Blindness, Unilateral - Narrower
Concept UI M000649159
Preferred term Blindness, Unilateral
Entry term(s) Unilateral Blindness
Unilateral, Blindness
Blindness, Bilateral - Narrower
Concept UI M000649160
Preferred term Blindness, Bilateral
Entry term(s) Bilateral Blindness
Bilateral Blindnesses
Blindness Bilateral
Blindness, Complete
Complete Blindness
Sudden Visual Loss - Narrower
Concept UI M000649522
Preferred term Sudden Visual Loss
Entry term(s) Sudden Visual Losses
Sudden, Visual Loss
Visual Loss, Sudden



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey