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By Norman Byer
From Dr. Norman E. Byer’s “The Peripheral Retina in Profile”
- Uploaded on Nov 9, 2012.
- Last modified by Suber S. Huang, MD, MBA, FASRS on Feb 10, 2013.
- Reviewed by Chayal Patel
- Appears in
- lattice lesion, secondary degenerative change, pigment epithelium, lattice degeneration, degenerative changes of retinal pigment epithelium, pigment clumps, reddish crater
- This lattice lesion in a 27-year-old woman shows a reddish crater with much pigmentation. The pigment clumping is caused by a secondary degenerative change in the pigment epithelium. An arteriole crosses the upper end of the lesion and it becomes very narrow and its walls become white has it does so.