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Coats Disease

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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Coats Disease: Complications

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Causes of Coats Disease

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Disease Topics Related To Coats Disease

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Coats Disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Coats Disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Coats Disease

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Clinical Trials for 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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