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Geographische Atrophie

  • Monika Fleckenstein
  • Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg
  • J. S. Sunness
  • F. G. Holz

Zusammenfassung

Die geographische Atrophie (GA) stellte die atrophische Spätform der trockenen AMD dar. Sie imponiert funduskopisch am Augenhintergrund als scharf demarkierte, depigmentierte Areale. Innerhalb von Atrophiearealen werden typischerweise choroidale Gefäße sichtbar (◚ Abb. 8.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monika Fleckenstein
    • 1
  • Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg
    • 1
  • J. S. Sunness
    • 2
  • F. G. Holz
    • 1
  1. 1.Klinik für AugenheilkundeUniversitätsklinikum BonnBonn
  2. 2.Hoover Low Vision Rehabilitation ServicesGreater Baltimore Medical CenterBaltimoreUSA

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