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Disease Retinal Detachment

Name Retinal Detachment
Synonyms Detachment, Retinal | Detachments, Retinal | Retinal Detachments | Retinal Pigment Epithelial Detachment
Definition Separation of the inner layers of the retina (neural retina) from the pigment epithelium. Retinal detachment occurs more commonly in men than in women, in eyes with degenerative myopia, in aging and in aphakia. It may occur after an uncomplicated cataract extraction, but it is seen more often if vitreous humor has been lost during surgery. (Dorland, 27th ed; Newell, Ophthalmology: Principles and Concepts, 7th ed, p310-12).
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D012163
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