basal laminar drusen

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basal laminar drusen

small, round, translucent lesions measuring 25-75 mcm in diameter, which represent nodular thickening of the basement membrane of the retinal pigment epithelium, often with an overlying focal detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium from Bruch membrane.
Synonym(s): cuticular drusen
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ba·sal lam·i·nar dru·sen

(bā'săl lam'i-năr drū'sĕn)
Small, round, translucent lesions measuring 25-75 mcm in diameter, which represent nodular thickening of the basement membrane of the retinal pigment epithelium, often with an overlying focal detachment of the retinal pigment epithelium from Bruch membrane.
Synonym(s): cuticular drusen.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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