basal laminar drusen

(redirected from cuticular drusen)

basal laminar drusen

small, round, translucent lesions measuring 25-75 mcm in diameter, which represent nodular thickening of the basement membrane of the retinal pigment epithelium, often with an overlying focal detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium from Bruch membrane.
Synonym(s): cuticular drusen

ba·sal lam·i·nar dru·sen

(bā'săl lam'i-năr drū'sĕn)
Small, round, translucent lesions measuring 25-75 mcm in diameter, which represent nodular thickening of the basement membrane of the retinal pigment epithelium, often with an overlying focal detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium from Bruch membrane.
Synonym(s): cuticular drusen.