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Chapter 121 – Radiation Retinopathy and Papillopathy

Chapter 121 – Radiation Retinopathy and Papillopathy   DESMOND B. ARCHER           DEFINITION • A chronic, progressive retinal and papillary vasculopathy induced by suprathreshold doses of ionizing radiation.   KEY FEATURES • Retinal microaneurysms. • Retinal hemorrhages. • Retinal telangiectatic vessels. • Retinal hard exudates. • Macular edema. • Cotton-wool spots. […]