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Rupture of retinal pigment epithelial detachment in senile macular disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6858635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Three eyes with senile detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium were complicated by tearing of the detached pigment epithelium with subsequent wrinkling or folding up of the pigment epithelium under the fovea. In all cases this only recently recognised complication of senile pigment epithelial detachment was documented before and after tearing by fluorescein angiography. In one eye pigment epithelial rupture was followed by rapid ingrowth of subretinal neovascularisation, and in one eye neovascularisation was suspected, although no definite new vessels could be observed.
L Laatikainen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta ophthalmologica     Volume:  61     ISSN:  0001-639X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh)     Publication Date:  1983 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-08     Completed Date:  1983-07-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370347     Medline TA:  Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh)     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fluorescein Angiography
Macular Degeneration / complications*,  pathology
Pigment Epithelium of Eye / pathology
Retinal Detachment / complications*,  pathology
Retinal Vessels / pathology
Rupture, Spontaneous

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