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Treatment of intravitreal ciliary body neovascularization.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6205339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient who developed intravitreal ciliary body neovascularization following cyclocryotherapy for neovascular glaucoma is presented. Presenting vitreous hemorrhage limited her visual acuity to 20/200. After panretinal photocoagulation, the intravitreal ciliary body neovascularization regressed, the vitreous hemorrhage cleared, and the patient's visual acuity was 20/30. The possible pathogenesis of intravitreal ciliary body neovascularization is reviewed, and the reason for regression of the neovascular tissue is hypothesized.
R G Gieser; D K Gieser
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ophthalmic surgery     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0022-023X     ISO Abbreviation:  Ophthalmic Surg     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-09-18     Completed Date:  1984-09-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0241035     Medline TA:  Ophthalmic Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  508-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ciliary Body / blood supply*,  surgery
Cryosurgery / adverse effects
Light Coagulation*
Neovascularization, Pathologic / etiology,  surgery*

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