retinopathy


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ret·i·nop·a·thy

 (rĕt′n-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ret·i·nop·a·thies
1. Any of various disorders affecting the retina of the eye, marked by damage to retinal blood vessels, swelling of the retina, or abnormal growth of new blood vessels, and resulting in blurred vision, vision loss, or blindness.
2. Such a disorder occurring as a complication of untreated or improperly controlled diabetes mellitus. Also called diabetic retinopathy.

ret′i·no·path′ic (-ō-păth′ĭk) adj.

retinopathy

(ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) any of various noninflammatory diseases of the retina which may have serious effects on vision

ret•i•nop•a•thy

(ˌrɛt nˈɒp ə θi)

n.
any diseased condition of the retina, esp. one that is noninflammatory.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinopathy - a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision
eye disease - any disease of the eye
diabetic retinopathy - retinopathy involving damage to the small blood vessels in the retina; results from chronically high blood glucose levels in people with poorly controlled diabetes
Translations

ret·i·nop·a·thy

n. retinopatía, cualquier condición anormal de la retina.

retinopathy

n retinopatía; diabetic — retinopatía diabética
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Objective: To study the relation of C-Reactive Protein (CRP), Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) and Body Mass Index (BMI) with diabetic retinopathy in patients enrolled from a tertiary care hospital.
People with diabetic retinopathy are more likely to fall than diabetics who have not developed vision problems, a study in Singapore suggests.
In patients with type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) increases the risk of diabetic retinopathy (a leading cause of blindness) and may hasten the progression of the eye disease, suggests a recent study of 230 people with type 2 diabetes.
Retinopathy is the prime cause of new-onset blindness among young adults in the working age group.
Objective: To determine the relationship of vitamin D deficiency with diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
This is known as diabetic retinopathy, the most common form of diabetic eye disease.
The most common cause of vision loss in people with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among adults aged 20 to 74 and affects nearly 7.
3 mg intended for the monthly treatment of all forms of diabetic retinopathy, it was reported yesterday.
The cross-sectional study was conducted on 200 newly diagnosed diabetic patients to assess the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy and to evaluate its relationship with potential risk factors of diabetes on their first visit to a local hospital.