Leber's miliary aneurysm

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A form of unilateral (95%) exudative retinopathy occurring in children before puberty, causing so-called amaurotic cat’s eyes

Description

A form of unilateral (95%) exudative retinopathy occurring in children before puberty, causing so-called amaurotic cat’s eyes. Clinically resembles Coat’s disease. Etiology unknown.

Bibliography

  • T. Leber:
    Über eine durch Vorkommen multipler Miliaraneurysmen charakterisierte Form von Retinaldegeneration.
    Albrecht von Grafes Archiv für Ophthalmologie, 1912; 81: 1-14.

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