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Disease Macular Edema

Name Macular Edema
Synonyms Central Retinal Edema, Cystoid | CYMD | Cystoid Macular Dystrophy | Cystoid Macular Edema | Cystoid Macular Edema, Postoperative | DCMD | Edema, Cystoid Macular | Edema, Macular | Irvine Gass Syndrome | Irvine-Gass Syndrome | Macular Dystrophy, Dominant Cystoid | Macular Edema, Cystoid | MDDC | Syndrome, Irvine-Gass
Definition Fluid accumulation in the outer layer of the MACULA LUTEA that results from intraocular or systemic insults. It may develop in a diffuse pattern where the macula appears thickened or it may acquire the characteristic petaloid appearance referred to as cystoid macular edema. Although macular edema may be associated with various underlying conditions, it is most commonly seen following intraocular surgery, venous occlusive disease, DIABETIC RETINOPATHY, and posterior segment inflammatory disease. (From Survey of Ophthalmology 2004; 49(5) 470-90)
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D008269
OMIM® ID 153880
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DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Retinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Retinal Degeneration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Macular Degeneration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Macular Edema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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