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Descriptor English: Eye Evisceration
Descriptor Spanish: Evisceración del Ojo
Descriptor Portuguese: Evisceração do Olho
Descriptor French: Éviscération du bulbe oculaire
Entry term(s): Evisceration, Eye
Eviscerations, Eye
Eye Eviscerations
Tree number(s): E04.540.431
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017234
Scope note: The surgical removal of the inner contents of the eye, leaving the sclera intact. It should be differentiated from ORBIT EVISCERATION which removes the entire contents of the orbit, including eyeball, blood vessels, muscles, fat, nerve supply, and periosteum.
Annotation: do not confuse with EYE ENUCLEATION ("removal of eyeball leaving eye muscle & remaining orbital contents intact") or ORBIT EVISCERATION ("removal of contents of orbit, including eyeball, blood vessels, muscles, fat, nerve supply & periosteum")
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Eye Enucleation (1989-1992)
Eye/surgery (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note: 93
History Note: 93
Related: Eye Enucleation MeSH
Orbit Evisceration MeSH
DeCS ID: 30731
Unique ID: D017234
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/08
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Eye Evisceration - Preferred
Concept UI M0026149
Scope note The surgical removal of the inner contents of the eye, leaving the sclera intact. It should be differentiated from ORBIT EVISCERATION which removes the entire contents of the orbit, including eyeball, blood vessels, muscles, fat, nerve supply, and periosteum.
Preferred term Eye Evisceration
Entry term(s) Evisceration, Eye
Eviscerations, Eye
Eye Eviscerations



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