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Enfermedad de Coats de comienzo en adulto

DOI: 10.4321/S0365-66912008000200010

Keywords: coats disease, adult onset, retinal exudative vasculopathy.

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case report: we report a 66-year-old male who exhibited an exudative retinal vasculopathy, diagnosed as coats disease of adult onset, treated with laser photocoagulation. discussion: most cases of coats disease are diagnosed in childhood. when this entity appears in adults it usually exhibits a more benign clinical course. diagnosis of this condition must be considered in those patients showing a retinal vasculopathy with a marked exudative component. treatment is indicated if the fovea is threatened by lipid deposition.


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