circinate retinopathy

circinate retinopathy
a condition marked by a circle of white spots enclosing the macular area, leading to complete foveal blindness; called also retinitis circinata or circinate retinitis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • retinopatía circinada — Eng. Circinate retinopathy Retinopatía caracterizada por depósitos blancos dispuestos en forma de guirnalda alrededor de la mácula. Retinitis circinada …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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