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(ret″ĭn-op′ă-thē )

[retina + -pathy]
Any noninflammatory retinal damage or disease. It can cause gradual loss of vision or complete blindness if left untreated. It often results from another, systemic illness, e.g., hypertension or diabetes mellitus. SEE TABLE: Common Findings on Funduscopic Examination in Retinopathy
Common Findings on Funduscopic Examination in Retinopathy

arteriovenous nicking
blot hemorrhages
flame-shaped hemorrhages
focal or generalized arteriolar narrowing
hard exudates
macular edema
soft exudates (“cotton-wool”) spots

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Retinopathy." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749098/all/retinopathy_of_prematurity.
Retinopathy. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749098/all/retinopathy_of_prematurity. Accessed August 22, 2019.
Retinopathy. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749098/all/retinopathy_of_prematurity
Retinopathy [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749098/all/retinopathy_of_prematurity.
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