Medical Definition of Cotton-wool patches

1. White, fuzzy areas on the surface of the retina (accumulations of cellular organelles) caused by damage (usually infarction) of the retinal fibre layer. Synonym: cotton-wool spots. (05 Mar 2000)



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cotton-fibre embolism
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cotton-wool
cotton-wool patches (current term)
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