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Arteriosclerotic retinopathy

Introduction: Arteriosclerotic retinopathy

Description of Arteriosclerotic retinopathy

Arteriosclerotic retinopathy: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Arteriosclerotic retinopathy:

Arteriosclerotic retinopathy as a Disease

Arteriosclerotic retinopathy: Type of or association with medical condition Retinopathy.
  »Introduction: Retinopathy

Arteriosclerotic retinopathy: Related Diseases

Arteriosclerotic retinopathy: Arteriosclerotic retinopathy is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Arteriosclerotic retinopathy as a subtype of Retinopathy

Retinopathy (medical condition): Eye retina condition

Retinopathy (medical condition): Retinopathy is damage to the retina at the back of the eye. For diabetic retinopathy it occurs because the tiny blood vessels in the retina are damaged by blood sugars from diabetes. Eventually, the damage to these micro blood vessels causes them to rupture causing tiny clots and aneurisms at the back of the eye. The scar tissue created by this damage and growth of new retina blood vessels, leads to further retina damage. Eventually the retina can actually deform in shape and sometimes partially detach from the back of the eye.

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