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Descriptor English:   Vitreoretinopathy, Proliferative 
Descriptor Spanish:   Vitreorretinopatía Proliferativa 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Vitreorretinopatia Proliferativa 
Synonyms English:   Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy
Vitreoretinopathy Neovascular Inflammatory
Inflammatories, Vitreoretinopathy Neovascular
Inflammatory, Vitreoretinopathy Neovascular
Neovascular Inflammatories, Vitreoretinopathy
Neovascular Inflammatory, Vitreoretinopathy
Proliferative Vitreoretinopathies
Vitreoretinopathies, Proliferative
Vitreoretinopathy Neovascular Inflammatories  
Tree Number:   C11.768.890
Definition English:   Vitreoretinal membrane shrinkage or contraction secondary to the proliferation of primarily retinal pigment epithelial cells and glial cells, particularly fibrous astrocytes, followed by membrane formation. The formation of fibrillar collagen and cellular proliferation appear to be the basis for the contractile properties of the epiretinal and vitreous membranes. 
History Note English:   95 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
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:   31976 
Unique Identifier:   D018630 

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