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Descriptor English:   Exfoliation Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome de Exfoliación 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome de Exfoliação 
Synonyms English:   Exfoliation Glaucoma
Exfoliative Syndrome
Pseudo-Exfoliation Syndrome
Pseudoexfoliation Of The Lens
Exfoliation Syndromes
Exfoliative Syndromes
Pseudo Exfoliation Syndrome
Pseudo-Exfoliation Syndromes
Pseudoexfoliation Syndromes
Syndrome, Exfoliation
Syndrome, Exfoliative
Syndrome, Pseudo-Exfoliation
Syndrome, Pseudoexfoliation
Syndromes, Exfoliation
Syndromes, Exfoliative
Syndromes, Pseudo-Exfoliation
Syndromes, Pseudoexfoliation
Glaucoma Capsulare
Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome  
Tree Number:   C11.941.375.285
Definition English:   The deposition of flaky, translucent fibrillar material most conspicuous on the anterior lens capsule and pupillary margin but also in both surfaces of the iris, the zonules, trabecular meshwork, ciliary body, corneal endothelium, and orbital blood vessels. It sometimes forms a membrane on the anterior iris surface. Exfoliation refers to the shedding of pigment by the iris. (Newell, Ophthalmology, 7th ed, p380) 
Indexing Annotation English:   shedding of pigment from the iris
See Related English:   Glaucoma, Open-Angle
 
History Note English:   94 
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BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   31475 
Unique Identifier:   D017889 

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