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Descriptor English: Ectropion
Descriptor Spanish: Ectropión
Descriptor ectropión
Scope note: Versión de un borde (p. ej., del párpado) hacia fuera (eversión), que da lugar a la exposición de la conjuntiva palpebral. (Dorland, 28a ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Ectrópio
Descriptor French: Ectropion
Entry term(s): Ectropions
Tree number(s): C11.338.362
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004483
Scope note: The turning outward (eversion) of the edge of the eyelid, resulting in the exposure of the palpebral conjunctiva. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Annotation: eversion of eyelid: do not confuse with ENTROPION, inversion
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
DeCS ID: 4551
Unique ID: D004483
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/05/27
Ectropion - Preferred
Concept UI M0007046
Scope note The turning outward (eversion) of the edge of the eyelid, resulting in the exposure of the palpebral conjunctiva. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Preferred term Ectropion
Entry term(s) Ectropions



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