Coats Disease: Introduction
Coats Disease: A rare condition where a small group of dilated blood vessels (telangiectasia) form in the retina of one eye and can result in retinal detachment. It is believed to be a more severe form of Leber military aneurysm.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Coats Disease is available below.
Symptoms of Coats Disease
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symptoms of Coats Disease
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Causes of Coats Disease
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Disease Topics Related To Coats Disease
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Clinical Trials for Coats Disease
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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Types of Coats Disease
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Definitions of Coats Disease:
Coats Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Coats Disease, or a subtype of Coats Disease,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Coats Disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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