Eye
Retina
Coats disease of retina


Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 5 April 2019

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PubMed Search: Coats disease [title] retina

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Retina: Coats disease of retina. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeretinacoats.html. Accessed October 17th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Exudative retinopathy associated with retinal detachment and telangiectatic retinal vessels
  • Usually unilateral, young children and male predominant
Radiology images

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Increased density within eye

Clinical images

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Telangiectatic vessels on
surface of detached retina

Gross images

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Total retinal detachment with subretinal
exudate containing cholesterol crystals
and a fibrous nodule in the posterior pole

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Telangiectasia of vessels in peripheral
detached and gliotic retina with intra
and subretinal exudate


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