Vasoproliferative tumor of the retina

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Vasoproliferative tumor of the retina

Synonyms: Retinal vasoproliferative tumor | VPTR | Vasoproliferative tumor of the ocular fundus

Vasoproliferative tumor of the retina is a rare benign retinal vascular disease characterized by solitary or multiple unilateral or bilateral intra-retinal tumor(s) usually located in the peripheral infero-temporal quadrant and often associated with sub- and intraretinal exudates epiretinal membranes exudative retinal detachment and cystoid macular edema as well as occasionally retinal and vitreous hemorrhage. Patients may present with visual loss floaters and/or photopsia. Association with various conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa congenital retinal toxoplasmosis retinopathy of prematurity or coloboma has been reported.

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