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retinal detachment

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Retinal detachment is a disorder of the eye in which the retina peels away from its underlying layer of support tissue. Initial detachment may be localized or broad, but without rapid treatment the entire retina may detach, leading to vision loss and blindness.

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SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:42059000, SNOMEDCT_2010_1_31:42059000, SNOMEDCT_2010_1_31:155103005, SNOMEDCT_2010_1_31:193347002

UMLS definition citation

UMLS:C0035305

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retinal_detachment

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Helen Parkinson

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