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Degenerative Retinoschisis

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Splitting of the neurosensory retina to the extent that a recognizable cavity is clinically visible (measuring at least 2 mm2).

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Silva, R.A. (2016). Degenerative Retinoschisis. In: Medina, C., Townsend, J., Singh, A. (eds) Manual of Retinal Diseases. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-20460-4_51

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