Vascular Tufts in Retrolental Fibroplasia

I. Garoon, G. Epstein, M. Segall, M. F. Rabb, F. LaFranco, T. C. Quirk

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Abstract

Three cases of retrolental fibroplasia with vascular tufts at different locations are described. They probably represent mesenchymal proliferation in response to severe hypoxia. The tufts are reddish-pink in color and angiographically do not leak fluorescein. When present posterior to the equator they suggest an immature retinal circulation and the visual prognosis is poor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1128-1132
Number of pages5
JournalOphthalmology
Volume87
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1980

Keywords

  • arteriovenous shunt
  • fluorescein angiography
  • hypoxia
  • retrolental fibroplasia
  • vascular tufts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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