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Angioid streaks

Angioid streaks: Introduction

Angioid streaks: Streaks that radiate out from the optic nerve head under the retina. The streaks may be red, brown or grey. The streaks resemble blood vessels and hence the term angioid. The streaks represent tiny breaks in the elastic membrane of the retina (Bruch's membrane). The anomaly is often associated with conditions such as Paget's disease, sickle cell anemia, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and pseudoxanthoma elasticum. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Angioid streaks is available below.

Symptoms of Angioid streaks

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Angioid streaks: Complications

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Causes of Angioid streaks

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Angioid streaks: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Angioid streaks: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Angioid streaks

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Research about Angioid streaks

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Clinical Trials for Angioid streaks

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Definitions of Angioid streaks:

Small breaks in the elastin-filled tissue of the retina. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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More information about Angioid streaks

  1. Angioid streaks: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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