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Glaucoma (Code C26782)

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Preferred Name: Glaucoma

Definition: Increased pressure in the eyeball due to obstruction of the outflow of aqueous humor.

CTCAE Definition: A disorder characterized by an increase in pressure in the eyeball due to obstruction of the aqueous humor outflow.

NICHD Definition: Optic nerve damage secondary to increased intraocular pressure.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A condition in which there is a build-up of fluid in the eye, which presses on the retina and the optic nerve. The retina is the layer of nerve tissue inside the eye that senses light and sends images along the optic nerve to the brain. Glaucoma can damage the optic nerve and cause loss of vision or blindness.

Label: Glaucoma

NCI Thesaurus Code: C26782 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0017601  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)

External Source Codes: 
UMLS CUI C0017601

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C26782
Contributing_Source CTCAE
Contributing_Source FDA
Contributing_Source MedDRA
Contributing_Source NICHD
FDA_Table Patient Code (Appendix B)
Legacy_Concept_Name Glaucoma
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Glaucoma
Semantic_Type Disease or Syndrome

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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