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Introduction of Retinal Detachment

  • Kai Ma
  • Nan Zhou
  • Wenbin Wei
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Abstract

Retinal detachment is a common disease; this chapter mainly introduces the anatomy, histology, and embryology of retinal detachment, classification of retinal detachment, and the development and natural history of rhegmatogenous retinal detachments.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Ma
    • 1
  • Nan Zhou
    • 1
  • Wenbin Wei
    • 1
  1. 1.Beijing Tongren Eye Center, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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