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col·o·bo·ma

 (kŏl′ə-bō′mə)
n. pl. col·o·bo·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
An anomaly of the eye, usually a developmental defect, that often results in some loss of vision.

[New Latin colobōma, from Greek kolobōma, part removed in mutilation, from koloboun, to mutilate, from kolobos, maimed.]

col′o·bo′ma·tous adj.

coloboma

(ˌkɒləˈbəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) a structural defect of the eye, esp in the choroid, retina, or iris
[C19: New Latin, from Greek kolobōma a part taken away in mutilation, from kolobos cut short]
Translations

col·o·bo·ma

n. coloboma, defecto congénito, patológico o artificial especialmente manifestado en el ojo debido a un cierre incompleto de la fisura óptica;
___ iridis___ del iris;
___ lentis___ del lente;
___ of choroid___ de la coroides;
___ of optic nerve___ del nervio óptico;
___ of vitreous___ del vítreo;
macular ______ macular.
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Colobomatous microphthalmia, heart disease, hearing loss, and mental retardation-a syndrome.
If RD is secondary to retinal breaks outside the colobomatous area, it can be treated by scleral buckling; however, when the coloboma is etiologically responsible for RD5 management options are different6.
In fundus examination, bilateral chorioretinal colobomatous areas in the lower half of the retina, including the inferior margin of the optic discs were observed.
There may be other associated colobomatous defects in the eye (choroid, retina, optic nerve, lens and eyelid).