A wedge-shaped fibrovascular lesion arising from the bulbar conjunctiva and extending to the cornea. It is caused by chronic exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation, heat, and dust. It may cause severe vision loss. Studies have linked pterygium to neoplastic proliferation and suggest that it may be a stem cell disorder. [ NCIT:C133744 ]

Synonyms: Pterygium NOS Web eye pterygium Conjunctival Pterygium Pterygium, unspecified Pterygium, NOS Unspecified pterygium (disorder) surfer's eye pterygium of conjunctiva and cornea Unspecified pterygium Pterygiums Pterygium (disorder) Pterygium NOS (disorder)

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Term information

database cross reference
  • ICD10:H11.0 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • ICD9:372.40 (i2s)
  • DOID:0002116 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • UMLS:C0033999 (NCIT:C133744)
  • SNOMEDCT:77489003
  • ICD9:372.4 (EFO:0000678)
  • NCIT:C133744 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • ICD10:H11.00 (DOID:0002116)
  • SCTID:77489003 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • ICD10:H11.009 (DOID:0002116)
  • MONDO:0005085
  • MeSH:D011625
  • MESH:D011625 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
  • COHD:375552 (MONDO:equivalentTo)
closeMatch

http://identifiers.org/snomedct/193884009

http://identifiers.org/snomedct/155165000

http://identifiers.org/snomedct/193879003

exactMatch

http://linkedlifedata.com/resource/umls/id/C0033999

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/DOID_0002116

http://identifiers.org/snomedct/77489003

http://identifiers.org/mesh/D011625

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C133744

id

EFO:0000678

term editor

James Malone