A chronic, pathological complication associated with diabetes mellitus, where retinal damages are incurred due to microaneurysms in the vasculature of the retina, progressively leading to abnormal blood vessel growth, and swelling and leaking of fluid from blood vessels, resulting in vision loss or blindness. [ NCIT : P378 ]


Diabetic Retinopathies

Retinopathy, Diabetic

retinal abnormality - diabetes-related

diabetic retinopathy

Retinopathies, Diabetic

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database cross reference
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C34538
  • http://identifiers.org/snomedct/4855003
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/DOID_8947
  • http://linkedlifedata.com/resource/umls/id/C0011884
  • http://identifiers.org/mesh/D003930
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  • EFO:0003770
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  • Tomasz Adamusiak