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Descriptor English:   Macular Degeneration 
Descriptor Spanish:   Degeneración Macular 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Degeneração Macular 
Synonyms English:   Age Related Macular Degeneration
Age Related Maculopathies
Age Related Maculopathy
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-Related Macular Degenerations
Age-Related Maculopathies
Age-Related Maculopathy
Degeneration, Age-Related Macular
Degeneration, Macular
Degenerations, Age-Related Macular
Degenerations, Macular
Dystrophies, Macular
Dystrophy, Macular
Macular Degeneration, Age Related
Macular Degeneration, Age-Related
Macular Degenerations
Macular Degenerations, Age-Related
Macular Dystrophies
Macular Dystrophy
Maculopathies
Maculopathies, Age Related
Maculopathies, Age-Related
Maculopathy
Maculopathy, Age Related
Maculopathy, Age-Related  
Tree Number:   C11.768.585.439
Definition English:   Degenerative changes in the RETINA usually of older adults which results in a loss of vision in the center of the visual field (the MACULA LUTEA) because of damage to the retina. It occurs in dry and wet forms. 
See Related English:   Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy
 
History Note English:   79(75); was see under RETINAL DEGENERATION 1970-78 
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BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   8440 
Unique Identifier:   D008268 

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