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Disease Wet Macular Degeneration

Name Wet Macular Degeneration
Synonyms Degenerations, Wet Macular | Degeneration, Wet Macular | Macular Degenerations, Wet | Macular Degeneration, Wet | Wet Macular Degenerations
Definition A form of RETINAL DEGENERATION in which abnormal CHOROIDAL NEOVASCULARIZATION occurs under the RETINA and MACULA LUTEA, causing bleeding and leaking of fluid. This leads to bulging and or lifting of the macula and the distortion or destruction of central vision.
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D057135

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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 Wet Macular Degeneration Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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