tunica vasculosa lentis


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tu·ni·ca vas·cu·lo·sa len·tis

a nutrient vascular layer enveloping the lens of the eye in the fetus; it consists of the pupillary membrane in the region of the pupil.
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The main risk factors for unfavorable anatomic outcomes were APROP, delayed laser therapy (stage 4a) and abnormal anterior segment findings such as tunica vasculosa lentis or increased iris vascular dilation and tortuosity prior to treatment.
Persistent pupillary membrane represents a congenital remnant of the anterior tunica vasculosa lentis. It can be associated with other ocular pathologies.