Medical Definition of Fundus diabeticus

1. A major cause of blindness in diabetics. Retinal disease results from adverse effects on the blood vessels which supply the retina. Swollen retinal vessels which leak fluid into the retina are commonly seen on physical examination of the eyes. Poorly controlled insulin dependent diabetes and/or hypertension are the major risk factors. Symptoms include decreased vision and colour perception. Origin: Gr. Pathos = disease (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fundus Diabeticus

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fundus diabeticus (current term)
fundus flavimaculatus
fundus gastricus
fundus glands
fundus meatus acustici interni
fundus oculi
fundus of gallbladder
fundus of internal acoustic meatus
fundus of internal auditory meatus
fundus of stomach
fundus of urinary bladder
fundus of uterus
fundus polycythemicus
fundus reflex
fundus tigre

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