cherry red spot

cherry red spot

an abnormal red circular area of the choroid, visible through the fovea centralis of the eye and surrounded by a contrasting white edema. It is associated with cases of infantile cerebral sphingolipidosis and sometimes appears in the late infantile form of amaurotic familial idiocy (Tay-Sachs disease). Also called Tay's spot.
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Cherry red spot at the macula
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Q I HAVE developed little cherry red spots over my chest.
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