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Medical Term:

exudative retinitis

 

Definition: a chronic abnormality characterized by deposition of cholesterol and cholesterol esters in outer retinal layers and subretinal space. In adults, often preceded by uveitis; in children, often preceded by retinal vascular abnormalities.

Synonym(s): Coats disease

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