Coats disease

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ex·u·da·tive ret·i·ni·tis

, retinitis exudativa
a chronic abnormality characterized by deposition of cholesterol and cholesterol esters in outer retinal layers and subretinal space. In adults, often preceded by uveitis; in children, often preceded by retinal vascular abnormalities.
Synonym(s): Coats disease
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Coats dis·ease

(kōts di-zēz')
A condition with findings that include yellow subretinal exudates and telangiectactic retinal vessels; typically unilateral and often associated with serous retinal detachment.
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Coats disease

[George Coats, Brit. ophthalmologist, 1876–1915]
A congenital, unilateral nonhereditary disorder of the retina characterized by aneurysmal dilation of blood vessels with prominent subretinal exudate. This term is used to describe at least six separate retinal disorders.
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George, English ophthalmologist, 1876-1915.
Coats disease - a chronic abnormality characterized by deposition of cholesterol in outer retinal layers and subretinal space. Synonym(s): exudative retinitis
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Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Outcomes of Coats Disease in a Saudi Arabian Population.
Disorders less frequently seen in clinical practice - such as uveal coloboma, Coats disease, and rare tumors - are included in its comprehensive coverage.
Coats disease is a rare, idiopathic, predominantly unilateral condition that manifests as severe irregular dilatation, or telangiectasia, of the retinal vasculature.
Although a few cases of Coats disease regress spontaneously, (1) the majority progress over a period of years to massive sub-retinal exudation.
The role of Frizzled-4 mutations in familial exudative vitreoretinopathy and Coats disease. Br J Ophthalmol.