retinal haemorrhage


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retinal haemorrhage

Bleeding into the RETINA from any cause, such as diabetic RETINOPATHY, severe high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION) or occlusion of a retinal vein. Retinal haemorrhage obscures vision to a degree that depends on its severity. The cause must be investigated and, if possible, treated.

retinal haemorrhage

feature of background retinopathy in diabetic eye disease (see retinopathy)
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Note that a peripheral retinal haemorrhage will have irregular margins as it diffuses into the surrounding tissue, whereas a hole has perfectly smooth borders.
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