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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

Term:Optic neuritis
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Accession:HP:0100653 term browser browse the term
Definition:Inflammation of the optic nerve.
Comment:Optic neuritis can cause loss of vision because of swelling and destruction of the myelin sheath covering the optic nerve and/or direct axonal damage.
Synonyms:xref: MESH:D009902;   SNOMEDCT_US:66760008;   UMLS:C0029134

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the immune system 0
        Abnormality of immune system physiology 0
          Abnormal inflammatory response 0
            Increased inflammatory response 0
              Neuroinflammation 0
                Optic neuritis 0
                  Retrobulbar optic neuritis 0
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