TITLE

background retinopathy (REHtih-NOP-uh-thee)

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Pamphlet
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "background retinopathy" is presented. It refers to a type of damage to the retina of the eye marked by bleeding, fluid accumulation and abnormal dilation of the blood vessels. It is also an early stage of diabetic retinopathy. The pronunciation of the term is also provided. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary".
ACCESSION #
24355323

 

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