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What is Coats Disease ?

Coats disease, also known as Coats' Retinitis, Coats' Syndrome, Exudative Retinitis, and Retinal Telangiectasis, is an idiopathic disorder characterized by an abnormal development of retinal vessels (telangiectasia) with a progressive deposition of intraretinal or subretinal exudates, potentially leading to exudative retinal detachment. 

Source: Orphanet

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My son, my battle

by Nana81 published about 1 month ago

When Bastien was 7, his left eye was detached and you could only see the white of the eye. A diagnosis was made of idiopathic uveitis starting from...

Coats disease

by MightyD published 5 months ago

My name is Derek, At the age of 41 I was diagnosed with coats disease. My disease so far is contained to my right eye only. Since being diagnosed ...

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