"Geographic Atrophy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A form of MACULAR DEGENERATION also known as dry macular degeneration marked by occurrence of a well-defined progressive lesion or atrophy in the central part of the RETINA called the MACULA LUTEA. It is distinguishable from WET MACULAR DEGENERATION in that the latter involves neovascular exudates.
- Geographic Atrophy
- Atrophies, Geographic
- Atrophy, Geographic
- Geographic Atrophies
- Dry Macular Degeneration
- Degeneration, Dry Macular
- Degenerations, Dry Macular
- Dry Macular Degenerations
- Macular Degeneration, Dry
- Macular Degenerations, Dry
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