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- By Philip J. Polkinghorne, MD
- Uploaded on Jun 15, 2017.
- Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Jun 16, 2017.
- Appears in
- giant tear, retinal detachment
- Alex Fraser
- Imaging device
- Fundus camera
- Inverted retinal detachments were first described by Scheffels in 1890 and then again by Baquis in 1896. This example is typical in that it is associated with an extensive tear (GRT) in the retinal periphery.