Disease Information for Retinopathy, diabetic

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bilateral Vision Loss
Blindness/unilateral
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Chronic Progressive Vision Loss
Chronic Vision Loss, Persistent
Cotton wool retinal exudates
Decreasing visual acuity
Dimming vision/acute
Eye symptoms/signs
Loss vision one eye, sudden
Night blindness/Impaired night vision
Ophthalmoscopic/Fundoscopic exam/abnormal
Painless Vision Loss
Retinal exudates
Retinal hard exudate
Retinal hemorrhages/sign
Retinal lesions
Retinal lipid deposits
Retinal Macula Edema
Retinal microaneurysms
Retinal veins full/distended, dark
Retinal venous beading sign
Retinopathy signs on exam
Vision Loss
Visual acuity decreasing
Visual Problems
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Diabetes mellitus
Patient/Type I/diabetic (juvenile)
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Population/Female
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Macular (Macula lutea) degeneration
Optic neuritis
Uveitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Blindness
Blindness in Children
Blindness in Elderly
Blindness, central
Diabetic renal dis/KW Nephropathy
Diabetic retinopathy
Proliferative retinopathy
Retina detachment
Retinal hemorrhage
Retinopathy
Visual acuity loss
Ischemic Retinopathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Ophthalmology Specialty Population
CLASS/Ophthalmology disorders
CLASS/Eyes/accessory (category)
CLASS/Retina involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Dark adaptation/vision defect
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Metabolic/storage disorder (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Warfarin (Coumadin)
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Laser/phototherapy eye.
Definition

Retinopathy associated with diabetes mellitus, which may be of the background type, progressively characterized by microaneurysms, interretinal punctuate macular edema, or of the proliferative type, characterized by neovascularization of the retina and optic disk, which may project into the vitreous, proliferation of fibrous tissue, vitreous hemorrhage, and retinal detachment.

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