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Disease Geographic Atrophy

Name Geographic Atrophy
Synonyms Atrophies, Geographic | Atrophy, Geographic | Degeneration, Dry Macular | Degenerations, Dry Macular | Dry Macular Degeneration | Dry Macular Degenerations | Geographic Atrophies | Macular Degeneration, Dry | Macular Degenerations, Dry
Definition A form of MACULAR DEGENERATION also known as dry macular degeneration marked by occurrence of a well-defined progressive lesion or atrophy in the central part of the RETINA called the MACULA LUTEA. It is distinguishable from WET MACULAR DEGENERATION in that the latter involves neovascular exudates.
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D057092

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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 Geographic Atrophy

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