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Dalén-Fuchs nodules

Alternative eponyms

  • Dalén's foci (Danish)
  • Dalén-Fuchs spots

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Nodules - pigmented areas - made up of epithelial cells lying between Bruch's membrane and the retinal pigment epithelium.

Description

Nodules - pigmented areas - made up of epithelial cells lying between Bruch's membrane and the retinal pigment epithelium. They are seen in sympathetic ophthalmia, rarely in other granulomatous intraocular inflammations.

Bibliography

  • J. A. Dalén:
    Zur Kenntnis der sogenannten Choroiditis sympathetica.
    Mitteilungen aus der Augenklinik des Carolinischen medico-chirurgischen Instituts zu Stockholm, Jena, 1904, 6: 1-21.
  • E Fuchs:
    Über sympathisierende Entzündung (nebst Bemerkungen über seröse traumatische Iritis).
    Albrecht von Græfes Archiv für Ophthalmologie, 1905, 61: 365-456.

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