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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

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Accession:HP:0030786 term browser browse the term
Definition:Perceived flashes of light.
Comment:Photopsia may be associated with (1) posterior vitreous detachment, (2) migraine with aura, (3) migraine aura without headache, and (4) retinal break or detachment.
Synonyms:xref: SNOMEDCT_US:56170001;   UMLS:C0085635

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the eye 0
        Abnormal eye physiology 0
          Abnormality of vision 0
            Photopsia 0
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