cystoid macular edema


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cys·toid mac·u·lar e·de·ma

[MIM*153880]
edema of the posterior pole of the eye secondary to abnormal permeability of capillaries of the central sensory retina.

cystoid macular edema

thickening of the macula with cystic changes, increased fluid within the sensory retina of the macula, and disruption of the blood-retinal barrier and consequent leakage on fluorescein angiography, with leaking capillaries in the posterior pole and around the optic disc, often a result of cataract surgery.
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