Giant Retinal Tear

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File number: 27244


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    Condition/keywords
    giant tear, retinal detachment
    Photographer
    Alex Fraser
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Description
    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.

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