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Medical Term:

areolar choroidopathy


a slowly progressive pigmentary degeneration with onset in the second and third decades; characterized by black foci closely set together and coalescent at the posterior pole and macular region.

Synonym(s): central areolar choroidal atrophy, central areolar choroidal sclerosis

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