Retinopathy of prematurity

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Retinopathy of prematurity

Synonyms: ROP | Retrolental fibroplasia

A rare retinal vasoproliferative disease affecting preterm infants characterized initially by a delay in physiologic retinal vascular development and compromised physiologic vascularity and subsequently by aberrant angiogenesis in the form of intravitreal neovascularization.

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