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exudative retinitis
medical dictionary

Retinitis exudativa, a chronic abnormality characterised by deposition of cholesterol and cholesterol esters in outer retinal layers and subretinal space. In adults, often preceded by uveitis; in children, often preceded by retinal vascular abnormalities.

Synonyms: Coats' disease.

(05 Mar 2000)