Coloboma of choroid and retina

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Coloboma of choroid and retina

Coloboma of choroid and retina is a rare genetic developmental defect during embryogenesis characterized by the partial absence of retinal pigment epithelium and choroid most frequently located in the inferonasal quadrant. Patients usually present reduced vision and have an increased risk for retinal detachment. Other ocular anomalies (e.g. coloboma of iris microcornea nystagmus strabismus microphthalmos) are usually associated however it may also be isolated.

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