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Retinopathy of prematurity. Pathologic correlation of clinical stages.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2448856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article details the pathologic features of recently described clinical stages of vitreoretinopathy associated with premature birth in humans, beginning with a review of retinal angiogenesis in humans and then of the five stages of retinopathy of prematurity, with a description of paramount clinical feature in each stage and then corresponding pathologic changes. The article concludes with a consideration of arrested and reactivated retinopathy.
Authors:
R Y Foos
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0275-004X     ISO Abbreviation:  Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.)     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-03-16     Completed Date:  1988-03-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309919     Medline TA:  Retina     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  260-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine 90024.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Neovascularization, Pathologic / pathology
Retinal Vessels / embryology,  pathology
Retinopathy of Prematurity / pathology*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
EY 00331/EY/NEI NIH HHS; EY 00725/EY/NEI NIH HHS

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