Retinal dysplasia

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 5 April 2019

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PubMed Search: Retinal dysplasia[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Retina: retinal dysplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeretinaretinaldysplasia.html. Accessed October 17th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Congenital anomaly associated with trisomy 13 (retinal pigment epithelium within optic nerve) or unilateral malformed eye not associated with other anomalies (such as persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous)
  • References: Arch Pathol Lab Med 1977;101:540
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Series of straight branching tubes composed of abortive rod and cone layers
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