fibrovascular proliferation

fibrovascular proliferation

[-vas′kyələr]
the growth of new blood vessels and fibrous tissues on the surface of the retina and optic nerve in diabetic retinopathy. The growths can vary from barely visible vessels to dense sheets of avascular fibrous tissue.
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Fibroblast radiosensitivity and intraocular fibrovascular proliferation following radiotherapy for bilateral retinoblastoma.